Thank you so much to our beautiful family, friends, fans & fellow artists for your inspiration, support, & love.
If by some strange way you were accidently excluded from this long & detailed list, we still love ya & will make sure to take care of ya on our follow up album liner notes.
Ma & Pa Laws- You have always supported us in our artistic endeavors and never pushed us to be good at math or get "real" jobs. Dad you are an inspiration with your amazing ability to play anything you hear on piano. And for teaching yourself how to play and sing. Mom you get more excited than anyone about the music we create. Your love & acceptance is refreshing in a sometimes scary world. We appreciate you being in our lives & loving us even when its difficult (especially Aeryk)!
BB & Dan Ternasky- Thank you ever so much for always being there for us for all the ups and downs. You both have always been extremely encouraging and supportive! You've always believed that anything is possible when ya put your heart into it and we agree! We love you more than we can say! Thanks for being the best parents ever!
Ellen Mae Payne- my mum ,a single mum who raised me in 4 different countries. My mum, whose primary teaching was to put spirituality before anything and everything. Nobody knows me like me mum.I love me mum. Thanks mum. We had fish n chips on tuesdays. My mum is the best mum in the world. My mums taste in music is superb. I love my grannie also. Mum and Grannie RULE!!!!!!!!!
Dawn Petrick- Wow you are awesome! You come to every big show we have and you are so extremely supportive. Thank you!!!! We love when we see you in the audience singing along with our songs. You are a strong & amazing woman! And you clap and scream almost as loud as mom, which is great for us.
August Petrick- You are cool!
Stephanie, Brad & Jaxson Lewton- Since you just had the baby I can only think of him. Hope he likes Morella! And Steph I know Shipwrecked is your favorite so we named the album for you!
Aunt Pat Rat- You have a great voice! Wish you would sing more for us but we love that you enjoy hearing us play. Thanks for always having a kind word and loving us like your own kids.
Liesl Ternasky- We couldn't do half our shows without you passin around the tip hat, sellin our merch, collectin at the door and just being the great gal that you are. We love you so much! Liesl, Liesl, Liesl!
Mamaw Laws- Listening to you & Papaw sing and play country songs is a wonderful memory from our childhood. We know you shaped the way LaLa sings and we love your spirit and your energy. We love you more!
Uncle Mike- You make beautiful instruments and can play the banjo like no other. You have always been very kind to us and we appreciate your musicianship & uncleship. Tee hee. Love ya! you too Aunt Sue!
Jennifer Skvorak & Rob- We are so happy to have reconnected with you. You are very supportive & we are happy to have you in our lives!
Cousin Lauren- You are the cutest cousin and the coolest teen we know!
Sista Ternaskys!- Kelly Nelly we love you! You are beautiful and you make us smile! Thanks for being you!
Ashley, my ash pile. You rule and we love you for being such a firecracker! Thanks for being so lovable!
Aunt Amy and Uncle Mark Makemson- Thanks for the use of your piano and for being the first to purchase our debut album!
Bill Cronin, Grandma Joan, Ruby & Andy Metros, Aunt Helen & Uncle Walter, Rhonda & Don Bowen, Shirley & Bill, Uncle Mark Opachan & family, Christy, Jeff, Jeffrey, Bradly & Briana Dills, Uncle Don, Adam, Aunt Kathy, Aunt Theresa, Aunt Marty & Uncle Bob, Jeremy & Johnny, Amelia Ferrara, Wilfred Ferrara, Uncle Sean, & Uncle Brian.
Melo Moon- Your support of local music is wonderful and your support of friends is even better. You will always be our bird. We love your love!
Christy Kane- The way you live your life is truly an inspiration and we admire your talent & who you are as a human. You're gorgeous!!!!!
Jimmy & Sue Ford- We look up to both of you as musicians and people. We respect the way you live your lives and the way you play music. What a talented family!-Jonah, Jesse, & Frankie too!
Erin Brent- You helped us out in the very beginning & you are always on hand for fashion advice and sharing of dresses! We love you! And we love Dustin too!
Anne- Thanks for letting us play one of our first gigs at Circle Bar on your shift! Even when you aren't there we sing for you.
Jason Songe- Thanks for letting us play at Circle Bar often!
Lily & Dan- I love it when you sing and dance and giggle! You're the cutest ever! You too Dan, you rock the boat!
Benjamin Arthur Ellis- My partner in rock. I wouldnt be playing the drums if he didnt say "Ed, I think you look like a drummer"
Stuart (Art) Coy/Ward- What up talent blood bro, thanks for encouraging me to sing... i think![smoothie 2, this is smoothie 1. Theasauras said that jesus says no to drugs]
Mark Cave- Calm, cool, collected morella supporter & more!
John Lehon- Thanks for the moral guidance & stories & for not making me teach full time!, Brotha from anotha motha!
Jeanne Noire- We love Poet's, we love frames, we Love you! Power rings unite!
Tom Harvey- DJ Darkness overcomes all! Our only friend that is still digging House!
Just A Name (Dave H.)- Thanks bro for your support, your insight & always lending a hand.
Rachel Grissom- Keep writing, keep creating, keep listening to Morella please. Boom Set!
Becky Cummins-You have such a big heart and I love that I have a small piece of it! You are a great friend!
Lee S. of Lee Art Studio- you are one talented mo fo', you've come a long way from those maiden sketches of yore!
Morella will make sure your work is absorbed by many glossies. Hail to the milk bar droogs!
Thunder & Woggles Voltz- Could you two be anymore awesome? You inspire us with your dark books Woggles! And Thunder you inspire us to laugh with your humor and your rock!
Dr. Drew Chastain P.H., D Esquire.- Don't make us hit you in the face, keep tickling those ivories Dr. Chestnut!
Sinful Cynthia- Show us your moves! Thanks for your help with Shipwrecked musical and for being a good friend. Show us yo moves!
Amy Anderson- Tell me funny things please! Thanks for often hosting our shows on the fly. And for being funny. Whats that texasism again?
Cindy & Chris- You are friends that have become family. You are great! And we can't wait to have our cd release show at Vaughans!
Beka Cole & Taylor- We love it when you come to our shows! It's always great to have true music lovers around. Love ya work BFF!
Jen Mills (Hot Donna)-We love your hotness! And just who you are. You have a great heart! Thanks for being a great friend!
Lauren Ash- You too are hot! Don't ever stop wearing those tight short dresses and we will always sing for you.
Eli- You suck (unless you become a senator or president or something like that)!
Michele Maloney- You've been there since the beginning. Thanks for always encouraging me to write. And for letting us stay with you when we play New York.
Jennifer Counce- Aren't you just the coolest southern gal that ever lived. Yes you are! I want you to have a girl.
Chase (Sarah Jane)- Dance!!! and then Laugh!!! and we will be happy
Jennifer Fruje- Thanks for understanding, always!
Hayley Waldner- What is that velvet!? You are the best! (Terry Brown we love you too and your tattoos!)
Agnes Backman- We love you!
Christian Repaal-Yes we like you.
Cole Bernstein-You always remember...a little too much!
Regis! Regis! Regis!-My old-fashioned friend that I love!
Shining Mountain & Tyhpaine, Alba, Alex from Roma, Loki & Alexis, Amy, Scott Blackwell, Mark Brill, Caleb, Jewel Carney, Charles Lucia & WTUL, Courtney Egan, Courtney & all the staff at WRBH, Dwayne, Damon, Muni, Marlene, Dee & David of WWOZ, Dano, Dustin, Fayard, Jimmy Ferguson, The Hoover Family, Kirah, Rev. Goat Carson, Lyons Carnival Club,Ernie Hembree, Jay Holland, Jesse & Mai, St. Cecilia Patron Saint of Musicians, Jimmy Ferguson, Seanne Johnson, Leif, Manon, David Minshew, Dave Stewart, Mike Suyao & all my friends from the Philippines, Steve Zissis, Todd Perley, Tim & Wendy Probst, Rachel Simmons, Robert Mann, Deedee Dorzee, Scooter, Shine & Typhine, Stephanie & Marty, Richard Grieco Sr., Sunshine Bond, John Mayhew, Travis Acosta, Audrey Warren, Mike Holderbeast, Jimmy & The Music Exchange,Kate Holcomb, Craigers,Julie Ruiz, Becky Cummins-Corey, Laszlo Schmidt, Dr. Nigel, Nic Shaw, Lawrence! Snyder, Kim Kennedy, Katie Russell, Jason Harris, Shane & Courtney,Gillian, Kate (Stu) & Doug Owen, Stacey( Francis) & Thomas Harless, Amanda Fortman, Joyce Timmerman, Nikki Wood, Mandy and Curt Albers, Pam (Spamala) Brandewie, Nathan Murphy, Ian Wood, Katie, Evan, Lyles, Miki & Miko Fujji,
Kettye & Denny Juge- Well you really fall under close friends borderline family but since we started out as working together creatively I put you in fellow artists. And because Kettye Voltz your choreography is the best in the city and you inspire us to do good work. We love collaborating with you! And Denny you aint so bad yourself. Let us see that drop trous (is that French?)!
The New Orleans Lyceum & David O'Donaghue
Lawrence Benjamin-We love your voice! We love your moves!
Mel Case-I miss doing crafts with you and celebrating the pure joy of Halloween together!
Jeff & Vanessa Louviere- Most amazing photographers!!! Thanks for shooting Morella!
Johnny T- Also amazing photographer! And you have great hair! Thanks for the use of your wallpaper
Taylor Murrow-You will write! You will be creative! You will be happy! Love ya!
Sean Yseult-Lee- Thank you ever so much for your continual support, inspiration, talent & friendship!
Chris Lee- You Rock !
Steve Williams- 504-what style in da house yo! draw us something will ya!
Tiereny St John- You love Morella and we love you! What a wonderful creative spirit you have!
Keith Hajjar- more bands & more cowbell please!
Carrie Hill- Our new vocal coach. We love practicing with you! Yay!
Michael Welch (White Bitch)- Thanks for putting us in your book! "New Orleans The Underground Guide" www.unopress.org
Regine- One day I will play the violin beautifully! Thanks for your patience.
Darnell Haggerty-Thanks for playing with us! You make delicious brownies!
Chris Morrison Slave-You will paint for us? Yes please! We love your paintings
Rik Slave-You have the voice of an angel! You dance like a monster!
Mrs. Bergslien - Aeryk's first piano teacher
Lateefah (and your wonderful dolls), Jason Core, Lord David, Gwendolyn (N.P.R), Bill Humphreys, Deb Ursin, Ratty Scurvics & Oops, Dan (Land Of Nod), Lord David, Michael Lentz, Eric Corveaux,Walter Williams (Oh No Mr. Bill!) & Andrea Dupree, R.J. Tsarov,Jack (John Curry), Adem, Dennis (All-Ways Lounge), Cree McCree, Fringe Fest Staff, CAC, Where Y'at(Sheri!), Anti-Gravity (Sara), Gambit, Dieselpunks, WTUL (Kelsey, Charles), WWOZ (David Kunian), etc. etc.
Rock City Morgue
The Green Demons
Black Market Butchers
The Eyelash Carpets
Rick Slave & The Phantoms
Sons O' Payne
Hands of Nero
White Colla Crimes
One Eyed Jacks
Mimis in the Marigny
the Big Top
Land of Nod!
Yamaha Bass Pedal
Shure Vocal Mics
Lucid Absinthe & Viridian Spirits