Shagg | Peach - EP

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Ben Harper Dave Matthews Jack Johnson

Album Links
Shagg YouTube iLike MySpace

More Artists From
United States - NY - New York City

Other Genres You Will Love
Pop: 70's Pop Rock: Acoustic Moods: Featuring Saxophone
There are no items in your wishlist.

Peach - EP

by Shagg

A soulful, acoustic, jazz-flavored groovefest, with not one, but two songs that were finalists in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest.
Genre: Pop: 70's Pop
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Share to Google +1


To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
1. Just Ain't Enough
Share this song!
0:00 album only
2. Peach
Share this song!
0:00 album only
3. Shade of Melancholy
Share this song!
0:00 album only
4. Your Golden Rule
Share this song!
0:00 album only
5. Sheila
Share this song!
0:00 album only
preview all songs


Album Notes
Organic soul ... Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Arrested Development, Me Phi Me, Erykah Badu, Brian McKnight ... Shagg. Now throw in stuff like some Ben Harper and Soulive, featuring Dave Matthews, and Shagg ... and really be prepared to be impressed.

Two songs from the Peach EP were finalists in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, the eloquent "Shade of Melancholy" and "Just Ain't Enough." Getting to be a finalist in such a prestigious contest is no small feat, yet this Brooklyn, NY-based band did that coming out of the studio with demo in hand.

Soul, without the synthetics that have been prevalent the past 22 years, is not only refreshing, but a realization that the best of what we do comes from the power of the human heart ... transmitted through an acoustic instrument or human voice. Shagg is that organic element in a world where computers have nearly synthesized the human spirit, a testimony that whatever creator we believe in is still in charge and the urban landscape can indeed be organic.

"Shade of Melancholy" is one of the best songs around today. This is the successor to Soulive, featuring Dave Matthews, a recording enjoying a fair amount of airplay on AAA and AAA-leaning alternative stations over the past few months. I have no doubt at all I'm going to be hearing this band on the radio in the next couple of years. The music not only resonates with a contemporary freshness, but revels in the influences of their organic fathers of funk and groove.

This is some very fresh and exciting new music.

- Chris K.
Pro Critic Radio
July 25, 2002


to write a review

Joe McCombs, StarPolish

One of the best songs I've heard this year, by artists large or small ...
"Shade of Melancholy" is one of the best songs I've heard this year, by artists large or small. It's the track Ben Harper has waited his whole career to make, and by the end of its smoggy-jazz exaltations that "everything's gonna be all right," you're guaranteed to believe it regardless of your mood. If anything, "Just Ain't Enough" and "Peach" pale in comparison, but they're both good tracks, with a sweet sax movement in the former and an insistently swaying head-bob in the latter. These guys are well worth watching -- especially if there's ever another H.O.R.D.E. tour.