Ollabelle's Before This Time is comprised of live material recorded throughout the band s career. The title track features the legendary Levon Helm (The Band) and was recorded at one of his now famous Midnight Ramble
concerts in upstate New York. Larry Campbell (Bob Dylan, Levon Helm, Phil Lesh) contributed his guitar efforts to three tracks from a 2005 Ramble concert. Before This Time is a testament to Ollabelle's collective talent as a band and showcases their best live songs. The album's focus track is ''Brokedown Palace,'' a Grateful Dead cover from their acclaimed American Beauty album.