“Thank you to Peter Daniel Newman for producing, arranging, co-writing, harmonizing, and encouraging. You took a dream and made it into a vivid reality. I couldn’t have done this without you. Thank you.
Big thanks to Joe Novan in the US of A for mixing the tracks, to Chelsea Eason for creating the beautiful cover artwork, and Paul Snow for making the CD and Vinyl covers work. I’m so grateful to all of you.
Thank you to my talented father, Howard Smith, for lending your voice and bass skills to “Wildwood Flower.” At 73 years old, you are still one of the most talented and gifted people I have ever met and I am honoured to have you on my album.
This album is dedicated to the people in my life who have helped me ‘Overcome.’
To my husband, Jason, with whom I have overcome a lifetime of highs and lows in 16 (and counting) years of marriage. We’ve held on, ‘through the tears and the laughter.’ At times it’s been a ‘Beautiful Disaster’ but love, commitment and hard work have brought us ‘Something Good.’ I am so grateful for how we’ve grown and changed and that we found our way back to each other. Thank you for being my biggest fan.
To our sons, Caden and Preston. The world is absolutely a better place because, ‘You Were Born.’ Being your mother is my greatest accomplishment and I am so proud of the very different kinds of men you are growing up to be. You have kept me going and inspired me to greatness in a way no one else ever could. I adore you both.
To my amazing parents, Howard and Judy, for contributing to who I am, encouraging who I’m continually becoming, and loving me every step of the way. To my family, near and far, blood and chosen, and to everyone who has supported my music throughout the years, this is for you. I’ve been performing for a decade, across the USA and Canada, from stadiums to dive bars to handfuls of people in living rooms and at camp fires and I have loved every minute of it. Choosing art as a career is an unconventional life, made possible by people who believe in it…people like you. Thank you.”