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the pleasures pale

daily living is a herculean art

13-song LP*

previously unreleased demos, rehearsal recordings and song sketches, transferred from cassette, restored, finished with additional recording, mixed and mastered

*three bonus tracks available with full download and on CD


voice – jeffrey bright

guitars – mitchell swann

bass guitar – luis lerma

drums on 1, 2, 3, 11 – tim payton earick

drums on 6, 7, 9, 10 – jeff keating

guitar on 8 – jeffrey bright

double bass on 12, 13 – luis lerma

organ on 8 – jeff keating

additional sounds – jeffrey bright


words – bright

music – swann & lerma

except :

music on 8 – bright

initial recording:

marcella house

dayton, ohio 


cassette transfer, restoration, editing,

additional recording, mixing, mastering:


studio la casa

san francisco, california



cover design - jeffrey bright


c) 1985–1986 The Pleasures Pale

p) 2020 Jeffrey Alan Bright Music Archive

Fugitive Music Publishing / BMI

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