Of Gentlemen & Cowards
  • Of Gentlemen & Cowards - Make It On Your Own

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    With an instantly addictive melody and a chorus proclaiming “You’ll make it on your own,” it’s easy to envision this song cheering up the heartbroken, but it’s as much for the band as it is for the listener. In 2013, they were offered a major professional opportunity: a lucrative six-month residency on a cruise ship. Unfortunately, they were dismissed after two weeks and deported back to Canada. Many bands would call it quits after such hopeful dreams were dashed, but Of Gentlemen & Cowards soldiered on. Lead vocalist Simon Edwards wrote the song on a soul-searching hiking excursion shortly after their high seas adventures fell apart. It quickly came together, because greater truths were revealing themselves. The disappointment isn’t important; it’s that they took the risk. It didn’t work out, but they’re stronger for it, resulting in a song that could only have be inspired by experience.

    Written and Performed by Of Gentlemen & Cowards
    Produced by moon:and:6 and Of Gentlemen & Cowards
    Recorded and Mixed by moon:and:6
    Additional Engineering by Christian Fedele
    Mastered by Noah Mintz at The Lacquer Channel in Toronto, Canada

    Producer: Sarah Nicole Lang
    Director: Christian Petrozza
    Editor: C. Hilary Smith
    Director of Photography: Jack Yan Chen
    Production Assistant 1: Michelle Cormier
    Production Assistant 2: Adam Faraday
    Camera 1st AC: Malcolm Mckenzie
    Camera 2nd AC: Augustin Petre
    Drone Operator: Mitch Cappe
    Gaffer: Joe Craib
    Key Grip: Jordan Richards
    Hair/MUA: Erin Sweeney
    Art Director: Josh Wygergangs
    Assistant Art Director: Brandon Korevaar
    Choreographer: Kathleen Kunne
    Cast (Dancer): Bo Jeffery
    Cast (Climber): Megan Shoesmith
    Cast (Baker Kid): Chris River

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