The Hard Way

from by Melinda



from Don't Be Sweet, released June 22, 2010
Written by Melinda, Kevin Bowe, & Kristian H

Published by Sweet & Toxic Publishing (ASCAP)/
Bashti Music admin by Bug Music BMI/
Kalligraphia Music (ASCAP)

Melinda - Vocals & Guitars
Kristian H - Guitars
Kevin Bowe - 12 String Guitar & Clavinet
Peter Anderson - Drums
Steve Price - Bass
Nicholas Benson ("Small Town"), Justin Robinson ("Florida"), & Robert Rogers ("Co-Op") - Hand Claps

Mixed by Kevin Bowe

Engineered by Colt Leeb

Recorded at Master Mix Studios, Minneapolis, MN

All songs Produced by Melinda & Kristian H
except for “The Hard Way” Produced by Kevin Bowe, Melinda, & Kristian H

Tracks 3 – 5 Published by Sweet & Toxic Publishing (ASCAP)/Kalligraphia Music (ASCAP)

Mastered by Erick Labson at Universal Mastering Studios

Photography by Stephanie Pick

Graphic/Packaging Design & Website by

® & © 2010 Goldfeather Records All rights reserved.

A very special thanks to all the amazingly talented and generous people that made this music come to life. To Kristian, this CD wouldn't have been possible without you. Thanks to all my family, friends and crew in the ‘Burgh, and to my mom for buying me my first guitar.

xo – Melinda


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Melinda Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Not many singers rock. And with a voice that is truly unmistakable, blending blues and rock while remaining beautiful and raw at the same time, Melinda does just that. Growing up in the steel city of Pittsburgh, Melinda first started performing with notable local musicians at the early age of 15. Now, Melinda is making a mark with her own name and sound with her latest single, "Witness". ... more

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