Outer Light, Inner Darkness

The second album from The Aaron Clift Experiment, featuring “Kissed by the Sun,” “Locked,” and “Fragments of Sleep.”

  • Kissed by the Sun (excerpt) -
  • Locked (excerpt) -
  • Fragments of Sleep (excerpt) -
  • Your Arms Hold Them to the Dark (excerpt) -
  • Aoide, Goddess of Song (excerpt) -
  • The Last Oasis (excerpt) -
  • Moonscape (excerpt) -
  • Bathed in Moonlight (excerpt) -
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Bonus tracks (exclusive to CD and Deluxe Producer’s editions of album):

  • Your Arms Hold Them to the Dark (acoustic version)
  • Kissed by the Sun (single version)

Aaron Clift: vocals, keyboard, organ, grand piano
Eric Gutierrez: guitar, mandolin
Devin North: bass guitar, double bass
Joe Resnick: drums, percussion

Oscar Dodier: violin on “Kissed by the Sun”
Corina Santos: violin I on “Fragments of Sleep,” “The Last Oasis,” “Bathed in Moonlight”
Behnam Arzaghi: violin II on “Fragments of Sleep,” “The Last Oasis,” “Bathed in Moonlight”
Michael Zahlit: viola on “Fragments of Sleep,” “The Last Oasis,” “Bathed in Moonlight”
Diana Burgess:  cello on “Fragments of Sleep,” “The Last Oasis,” “Bathed in Moonlight”

Lyrics: Clift
Music: Clift/Gutierrez, except “Fragments of Sleep,” “The Last Oasis”: music by Clift/Gutierrez/North
String arrangements: Clift/Gutierrez/North

Recorded in May – June 2015 at Orb Recording Studios – Austin, Texas
Production: Matt Noveskey
Recording and mixing: Kevin Butler
Additional production: Don Weiss
Mastering: Jerry Tubb at Terra Nova Digital Audio, Inc. – Austin, Texas
Art Design: Topher Sipes
Photography: Thamica Photography
PR: Glass Onyon PR
Major album patron: Louis DeCuir