Joseph Arthur & The Lonely Astronauts: Temporary People
Joseph Arthur is an alt rock singer/songwriter, and painter, from Akron, OH, who released his first LP on Peter Gabriel's Real World label in 1997. Temporary People from September 2008 is his seventh full-lenght album, and the third to be released on his own label, Lonely Astronaut (distributed by Sony).
Garth Hudson can be heard on organ, piano and synthesizer throughout Temporary People, recorded at Old Soul Studios in Catskill NY where Garth has played on numerous sessions.
The record was co-produced by Kenny Siegal of the NY Experimental pop band Johnny Society. Garth played on Johnny Society's record Coming to Get You released through Messenger Records in 2005.
One of the other musical guests on "Temporary People" was Nina Violet who played the strings on a few tunes. Garth played some accordion on Nina's record Lose Strife, which was recorded at Old Soul in early 2007.
Joseph Arthur & The Lonely Astronauts - Temporary People - 2008 - Lonely Astronaut LA007