While not on tour or exhibiting as a visual artist, Julie Fader used the downtime to record her own songs, enlisting the help of some of her talented friends. Chad VanGaalen, Tony Dekker (Great Lake Swimmers), Brian Borcherdt (Holy Fuck), Sarah Harmer, and Justin Rutledge all contributed vocals. Pete Hall (A Northern Chorus) played drums, guitar and lap steel. Erik Arnesen (Great Lake Swimmers) played banjo. Erin Aurich (Hey Rosetta!) played violin.