Peter Bavaro - bass, vocals
Tom McGivney - drums, vocals
Martin Rivas - guitar, vocals
Mick Wieland - guitar, vocals
New York City's Serious Pilgrim released a total of three demo cassettes between Autumn 1989 and Autumn 1991... this third cassette, "Rest It On Your Face," was released on CD a year later. These digital files were pulled directly from the CD without any re-mastering work being done to them.
At the time of the release of "Rest It On Your Face," Serious Pilgrim were playing very steadily all over the eastern US, but mostly at what they considered their home, NYC's CBGB, playing there nearly twice per month. They were also opening for national acts at venues like the Wetlands Preserve, the Lone Star Roadhouse, and The Ritz (now and formerly Webster Hall).
Many people consider Serious Pilgrim to have been a bit ahead of their time... and of those people, a percentage greater than 31.6% consider "Rest It On Your Face" to be their finest hour. So here it is, at long last, for you to stream or download. Hope you enjoy it.
released October 1, 1991
Written and Produced by Serious Pilgrim.
Recorded at A/Del Lithographics, Englewood, NJ, Summer 1991.
Mixed at Messina Studios, NYC, Autumn 1991.
Engineer: Ken Villafranca.
Assistant Engineer on "Sunday Shoes": Socko Jones.
Mixing Supervised by Michael Baker.
Mixing Engineer: Martin Brass.
Management: Dave Lory and Diane Gowman for DE-EL Entertainment.
A&R Representative: Jack Bookbinder.
Attorney: George N. Stein, Esq.
Serious Pilgrim Crew:
Tour Manager: James P. Walsh
Technicians: Bob "Catfish" Putkowski, Vincent Campisi.
Special Thanks to:
Ken Villafranca for his patience and generosity; Hilly Kristal, Louis Parnassa and everyone at CBGB; Mr. Rivas; Michael Baker; Everyone at Messina Studios; Professor Broderick; Jerry Zajac; Jym Fahey; Mark Fried and all at BMI; Jerry Love & Michelle Yules; Glen at Phoenix; Kristen Valus.
Cover Illustration: Mick
Design: Serious Pilgrim
Has anyone seen my woolly rabbit?
All songs ©1991 Mayflower Kingdom/Ensign Music (BMI). All rights and right ons reserved.
"Rest It On Your Face" also available on cassette.
Eternal gratitude to all of our beloved friends and fans. Every time all of us gather together, we are floored by your seemingly boundless belief and love. We hope that you will feel at least as much from us in every note of this recording.
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