This Is What Bears Look Like Underwater

The Three-O (Fred Boak, John Clark, Berke McKelvey, and Chandler Travis -because what's a Three-O without four people?)'s debut album is the classic length (twelve songs), plus a couple of fan favorites (NRBQ's "Things To You" and the Fab Four's "In My Life"), recorded over the last year or so at Trout Towers Casino and Ice Station Zebra, with guest star turns from Philharmonic bandmates Rikki Bates, Mark Chenevert, Dinty Child, Keith Spring, and Cliff Spencer. Closest in mood and texture to Chandler's recent "After She Left", "Bears" stakes out ample territory of its own, both traditional and strange -half comfort, half mirage...


All songs written by Chandler Travis, published by Farfy / BMI, except: 2, 3, & 6 by Chandler Travis & David Greenberger, Modern Variety Music, admin. by Bug / Farfy / BMI 9 by Chandler Travis and Rob Hart, Farfy / BMI 13 - by Terry Adams, Hi Varieties – Music Sales Corp. / ASCAP 14 - by John Lennon & Paul McCartney, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., EMI Music Publishing THE CHANDLER TRAVIS THREE-O: FRED BOAK: vocal JOHN CLARK: string bass; vocal, 2, 10, 13 BERKE MCKELVEY: clarinets, saxophones, & keyboards; vocal, 3, 10, 13 CHANDLER TRAVIS: guitars and vocals special guests: Rikki Bates: drums Dinty Child: mandocello, mandolin, & accordion, 3, 6, & 8 Cliff Spencer: keyboard, 7 & 10 Mark Chenevert: clarinet solo, 12 Keith Spring: keyboard, 12 Recorded and mixed by Ducky Carlisle at Ice Station Zebra 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 12, & 14 – recorded and 2 co-mixed by Chris Blood at Trout Towers Casino Overdubs on all but 5, 9, 11, & 14 recorded and 2 co-mixed by Chandler Travis 13 - recorded by Fred Boak aka The Valet at Rich & Denise Borden's, Troy, NY, July 21, 2012 SPECIAL THANKS TO RICH & DENISE BORDEN Art direction- David Greenberger Photo by Joe Deuel Booking & Promo- Chatterbox / Denise Borden – 518 279 1326 / Digital rights head honcho – Boss Sounds / Nell Mulderry – 212 741 7959 / Invaluable website elvery – The Valet (aka Fred Boak), Belinda from Bubbles In the Think Tank, and Chris Blood