Our gratitude is extended to the following:
General Walter Natynczyk, Chief of the Defence Staff;
Lieutenant-General Walter Semianiw and Rear-Admiral Andrew Smith, Chief of Military Personnel;
Major-General (retired) Doug Langton, Brigadier-General (retired) David Martin, Brigadier-General Fred Bigelow and Colonel (retired) Robert Smith, Canadian Forces Personnel and Family Support Services;
Lieutenant-Colonel W. Scott Attridge, Canadian Forces Supervisor of Music, Directorate of History and Heritage;
Major Dave Shaw, Major (retired) Brian Greenwood and Captain (retired) Peter Archibald, Central Band of the Canadian Forces; Captain John D. Fullerton, Royal Canadian Air Force Band; Master Warrant Officer Douglas Craft; Sergeant Steven Emberson; and all at the Canadian Forces Central Band, Royal Canadian Air Force Band;
Canadian Forces Personnel and Family Support Services and the Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces.
Alexandria Beck would like to thank:
Hamish Pitceathly for providing the Classical tools that make me safe and for love and support like no other; Bob Smith for discovering me and coming up with this opportunity to return to Canada to help give back; Daniel Lamarre for being the best business mentor and a great friend; Giles Martin for great writing sessions in the studio and for buying lunches; James Wyllie for being the best entertainment lawyer in the business; Elaine Overholt for her valued support and giving the key to another vocal world; Alan Frew and Sam Reid for teaching me how to work a studio; Ryan Cambridge for his calming energy; Steve Foley for his skills and comedy; MGen(Ret'd) Joe Hincke and BGen (Ret'd) Dave Martin for saying 'yes'; Fay Maddison for her fairy dust; LCol Simon Bernard, Maj Patrick Picard, Maj Jean Lacombe, Corporal Yvan Collin and R22eR for a great stay in Québec City and for introducing Baptiste le Onze "in person"; Todd Kealey for being supportive all the way through; Christine Meyer for always staying atop of things; Lyndon Goveas for the beautiful shots and the whole team at CFPFSS; Sergeant Brayden Wise for being a familiar face from our days with 15th Field Artillery Band; Sergeant Steve Emberson for keeping the tea safe :); WO Mike Manny for his positivity and mad piano skills; WO Aldwin Albino for his organizational skills and for giving his all; Sergeant Michael Hall for bringing his rock'n roll days into play; LCol Scott Attridge for letting us use the band room; Susanne Matthews for her continued love and understanding; Cindy and Ron MacEachern for their support from the beginning and the amazing dinners; Abi Perkins for being a best friend; Mindi Foster for the use of her digs; Thelma Rusonik, my Grandmother, for always being there when I sang; Paul Phillip Beck, my Grandfather, for his strength, sacrifice and doing the right thing in WWII; my parents, Christian and Suzi Beck, for their endless love, support and for always believing in me (and Dad, thank you for your service with the US Army in Korea); Kevin for being the most kind-hearted and loving partner ever; and to all of the brave people who have had to sacrifice and those that continue to do so - this album is all about you and all for you. Music is the language of love and knows no boundaries... Alexandria Beck
Sam Reid would like to thank his wife Carol and family, his brave and talented friends in the Canadian Forces and Roland Canada. Greetings to all at 8 Wing AMS Trenton.
Mark Masri appears courtesy of Jolie Records/EMI Music Canada.
Luke McMaster appears courtesy of Universal Music.
Annie Villeneuve appears courtesy of Entourage Musique.
Warrant Officer Aldwin Albino, Drums & Percussion;
Warrant Officer Mike Manny, Piano, Keyboards & Arrangements;
Warrant Officer Brayden Wise, Bass Guitar & Arrangements;
Sergeant Mike Hall, Acoustic & Electric Guitars;
Sam Reid, Additional Keyboards;
Loretto Reid, Penny Whistle;
Glenn Moreley, String Arrangements;
Alexandria Beck, Vocals;
Alan Frew, Vocals;
Mark Masri, Vocals;
Luke McMaster, Vocals;
Annie Villeneuve, Vocals;
Neil Donell, Backing Vocals;
Kathryn Rose, Backing Vocals;
General Walter Natynczyk, Voice;
Sergeant Michael Emberson, Drum Major;
Sergeant Jean-François Picard, Drum Major (French).
Canadian Forces Central Band Pipers
Sergeant Thomas Brown, Pipe Major & Arrangements; Warrant Officer Aldwin Albino, Bass Drum; Sergeant Malcolm Odell, Piper; Sergeant Scott Latham, Snare; Corporal Sylvain Bérubé, Snare.
Air Command Pipes and Drums
Pipe Major Thomas Brown, Lieutenant-Colonel Ken McKenzie, Lieutenant Howard Kennedy, Master Warrant Officer Douglas Craft, Warrant Officer Steve Lanning, Petty Officer 2nd Class Mike Daine, Donald R. Buchanan, Chris Dodson, Bill Fairlie, Wendy Finan, Sarah Forsyth, Tracy Grant, Jocelyn Lepage, Richard May, Robert McCarthy, Glenn MacDonald, Lindsay MacDonald, Ann Taylor, Mathew Wereley, Cathy Wilson, Eric Wilson, Scott Wilson, Dave Zarboni.
Sam Reid, Producer;
Todd Kealey, Executive Producer on behalf of Canadian Forces Non-Public Property;
Vic Florencia, Mixing;
Joao Carvalho, Mastering;
Greg Johnston, "Invisible Remix";
Tino Zolfo, "Diamonds" Remix;
Ryan McCambridge, Lead Engineer & programming, Ottawa & Newmarket;
Sergeant Steven Emberson, Engineer, Ottawa & Newmarket;
Steven Foley, Engineer, Ottawa;
Daniel Cinelli, Engineer, Montréal;
Cory Barnes, Additional Engineering, Newmarket;
Brian Smith, Additional Engineering, Ottawa;
Sébastien Perry, Assistant Engineer, Montréal;
Patrick Dasoghé, Assistant Engineer, Montréal;
Timothy Kealey, Assistant Engineer, Ottawa.
The producers wish to acknowledge and thank the staff at the following facilities for their diligent attention to detail and assistance in the creation of these recordings:
• Canadian Forces Central Band Studio, Ottawa, Ontario
• SlipOne Digital, Newmarket, Ontario
• Planet Studios, Montréal, Québec
• Audio Valley Studios, Ottawa, Ontario
Lyndon Goveas and Michael Leahy, Visual Concept;
Lyndon Goveas, Principal Photography;
Michael Leahy, Photo Post-Processing;
Rocket 57 Illustration & Animation, Photo Illustration;
Patt Devine, Layout and Graphics;
Tracey Sangster, Web Implementation;
Christopher Massardo, Ms. Beck's Styling;
Bree Powell, Ms. Beck's Hair and Makeup.