CREDITS

"Don't you wonder sometimes - 'bout sound and vision ?"

 

The sound :

"The Ropes" (album) / "Chrome" / "Undress to Kill (2020 Album Version)" / "Bend or Break (2020 Album Version)" :

Written, composed, arranged and performed by TRANK : Julien Boucq (guitars and effects) / Johann Evanno (drums and percussion) / Michel André Jouveaux (vocals, keyboards and programming) / David Spatola (bass).

Recording and additional arrangements by Yvan Barone.

 

Produced by TRANK with Yvan Barone.

Mixed by Brian Robbins, NYC.

Mastered by Andy VanDette @ The Engine Room, NYC.

Digital editing by Harry Maisonneuve.

"In Troubled Times" (Video version) :

Written, composed, arranged & performed by TRANK : Julien Boucq (guitars) / Johann Evanno (drums) / Michel André Jouveaux (vocals, keyboards and programming) / David Spatola (bass).

Produced by TRANK with Yvan Barone.

Engineered by Yvan Barone @ Studio des Forces Motrices, Genève, & SoundAdvice Studio, Moye.

Assistant engineer and digital editing @ Studio des Forces Motrices by David "the Host" Weber.

Mixed by Yvan Barone @ SoundAdvice Studio, Moye.

Mastered by Andy VanDette - The Engine Room, NYC.

 

"Live @ Unplugged @ Alternate Studios" :

All songs written by Julien Boucq / Michel André Jouveaux.

Except "Enjoy the Silence" written by Martin L. Gore, originally performed by Depeche Mode.

Arranged & performed by TRANK : Julien Boucq (guitars) / Johann Evanno (drums) / Michel André Jouveaux (vocals & programming) / David Spatola (bass).

 

Produced, engineered, mixed & mastered by Yvan Barone. Acoustic guitar kindly provided by Gibson - our thanks to them.

"Midlife Noises" E.P. / "Take the Money & Run" (Video version) :

Written & composed by Julien Boucq / Michel André Jouveaux.

Arranged & performed by TRANK : Julien Boucq (guitars) / Johann Evanno (drums) / Max Fridière (bass) / Michel André Jouveaux (vocals, keyboards and programming).

Since the recording of "Midlife Noises", David Spatola has replaced Max on bass.

 

Produced by TRANK with Yvan Barone.

Engineered by Yvan Barone @ Studio des Forces Motrices, Genève, & Le Château, Vallières.

Assistant engineer and digital editing @ Studio des Forces Motrices by David "the Host" Weber.

Mixed by Yvan Barone @ Le Château, Vallières.

Mastered by Andy VanDette - The Engine Room, NYC.

TRANK use Ultimate Ears Pro custom in-ear monitoring and Blue microphones.

 

The vision :

Videos for "In Troubled Times" / "Bend or Break" / "Undress to Kill" / "Chrome" / "The Ropes" :

Written & directed by Alban Verneret.

Cinematography & editing by Alban Verneret.

Assisted by Adrien Ross.

"Bend or Break" featuring Virginie Georges a.k.a. "Mamzelle Viviane."

"The Ropes" shot at InVisu Studios, Paris – Assistant director and photographer Adrien Rossero, make-up Elsa Nyamé. Talent : Ada Ardente (Instagram : @ada.ardente), May Dosem & Shibartiste.

Videos "Live @ Unplugged @ Alternate Studios" :

Filmed by TRANK with fixed cameras during the actual live performance and recording. Editing by Julien Boucq.

Video for "Take the Money & Run" :

Written & directed by Jean Baptiste Andrea.

Cinematography & editing by Julien Gayot.

Featuring - in order of appearance : Lilian Lloyd, Emilie Deville, Jacky Merteau, Loïc Mordasini, Maria Fitzi, Quentin Gayot.

Location Unit : Maude Turcotte, Quentin Gayot. Gaffer : Sophie Poncin. US Truck driving and maintenance : Jean-Paul "Martigues" Lavialle.

Production supervision : Julien Gayot with Julien Vicaire, for WATTSon.

Thank you's : La Clusaz : Sylvie Pollet-Villard, Emilie Meuret & team, L'office du Tourisme de La Clusaz, Mr. Peronno from the La Clusaz town Police; Bernard Collomb-Gros; Drone Capture System : Dominique Reginensi; Visuals Switzerland : Philippe Romi; SAS Jorland : Sylvain Jorland; Sonia Rossier for precious contacts and Benoît Monney for technical support. And all our Kissbankers - we know who you are.

Design - "The Ropes" album and all single sleeves :

Designed and photographed by Alban Verneret. 

Design - Website :

Studio portrait by Gabi Hirit (www.gabihirit.com).

Background design Alban Verneret, from the video for "The Ropes."

Live photography by Alban Verneret, Laura Gilli, Denis Charmot, Niizuma - except where noted. Backstage photography by Emilie Deville.

Design & typography by M.J.

2SAINTS jewels (https://2saints.paris/).

Linkki jewels (https://linkkijewels.com/).

TODD & MARLON for the watch (https://www.toddandmarlon.com/).

 

Thank you's and without whom's :

Barbara, Mélanie, Laure and Gaëlle for coping with the long hours out of home to bring our music to life – and Amy-Lee, Gabriel, Olivia, Raphaël, Nolan and Melissa for being our biggest (and youngest) fans.

 

Our friends for their unconditional support :

Marc Ragot for following us everywhere (and maybe carrying the bass guitar one day).

The Cinque Del bikers association – “Chrome” is yours.

Jean-Baptiste Andréa, Sébastien Clanet, Carolyn Méroz, Laure Vuilloud for moral support and inspiration throughout.

Alban Verneret for always going above and beyond the call of duty, constantly coming up with amazing concepts – and bringing them to life faster than anyone else in the world.

Yvan and Susete Barone for being the best friends and hosts ever – on top of everything else.

Brian Robbins for unlimited patience and skill, bringing the NYC touch, and teaching us all about bagpipes (in theory).

Antony Lagnon for helping us speak Spotifyish.

Wilo Simean, Jordan Clermidi and Thomas Petit for making us sound & feel great on stage.

Philippe Depallens and Jeanette Coffey @ Ultimate Ears Pro for making the best in-ear monitors in the world.

Michael “Hucky” Huckler @ Blue for making unbelievable microphones.

Adrian Ashton & Tim Stark @ Manson Guitar Works for their amazing instruments.

Catherine Berthet, Elisabeth Chypre, Daniel Laville & André Veyrat for teaching us the tricks of the trade.

Sébastien Crépinior, Pierre Mikaïloff & Le Tohu Bohu team @ VL Radio for their friendship and support.

Philippe Légaré @ Batteur Magazine, Sébastien Benoits @ Batterie Magazine for your support. 

Alek & friends @ GVA Pro Studios (Geneva) for taking care of us when we rehearse – and being such a cool supporter since day one.

Nathalie Bernardi & Jérémy Bembaron @ InVisu shooting studios, Paris.

Adrien Rossero and Perséide for the stages we will share - when there are stages to share again.

 

Illustrated girls all over the world.

And most of all :

 

Thank YOU for listening to the music, joining our concerts and making them such an amazing experience for us. TRANK are a proudly and fiercely independent band, and where we go, we go because of you. 
 

There will be more.

 

 

 

 

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