I COULD BE YOU record credits –

recording and production of this album made in cooperation with nico and the navigators.

these songs form the musical basis of the staged concert, im gegensatz zu dir, by nico and the navigators.

all songs written and produced by ted schmitz

mixed by ted schmitz

engineered by florian keyserlingk

final mix by ted schmitz and flo keyserlingk at low swing studios, berlin

mastered by andreas schoenrock

performed by:

stephan bienwald: guitars, vocals

jan gerdes: piano, keys

philipp kullen: drums, vocals

ted schmitz: lead vocals, guitars  

artwork by lucy mebarki

photography by andy staples

©2018 ted schmitz, all rights reserved


all artwork by lucy mebarki
all photography by andy staples


To Nico Hümpel and Oliver Proske for Im Gegensatz zu dir, inspiration and making this record possible.

To Jan, Stephan and Philipp for using your buckets of talent and energy to make kick ass and beautiful sounds.  

To Katrina Crear for endless love and support.  

To Judith Bodenstein for organising, keeping me on schedule and being awesome.  

To Flo Keyserlingk for your talent and for staying up until 4:00 am mixing with me.

To Christina Lelli for costumes and your energy giving quality.

To all the Navigators for support and inspiration.  

To Lucy Mebarki for all the drafts and beautiful ideas we never used.  

To Andy Staples for kick ass pictures while freezing.  

To Susannah Waters, Charles Adrian Gillott, Vera Chok, Sarah Le Fevre, Bradley Hopkins, Brennan Parks, Ernest Lee, James Schaffner, Jen Goode Cooper, and Nick Grant for taking the time to listen to my early demos, for your great ideas and giving me courage to carry on.  

To anyone who listens to this music.  I’m truly grateful.  Thank you.