Daniel has been writing songs and music all of his life. As a multi-instrumentalist, he has played many different roles in many bands over the years. A composition graduate, he lectures in music near Glastonbury in his native Somerset, UK.
This album of songs features mostly Daniel's instrumental and vocal skills. Several tracks feature 'The Aardvarks' as the band. Daniel has selected new and old material in new recordings and arrangements for this project.
Daniel has written for Dance and film and has toured internationally.
His influences include: John Martyn, Richard Thompson, Bruce Cockburn, John Mayer, Neil Young, Neil Finn & Dylan.
All songs by D.Shaw
Engineered, produced & Mixed by D. Shaw
D.Shaw: Mandolin, Vocals, Acoustic/Electric/bass Guitars, Double Bass, Bouzouki, Harmonicas, Keyboards, Percussion, Drum Kit, Programming, Cajon, Artwork.
F.. Shaw: Cello
With the Aardvarks - Nick Presdee, electric bass; Roy Gatril, acoustic guitar; Mel Turford, Drum Kit.
Front Cover: Matthew Shaw
Many thanks to Roy Gatril & Fiona Shaw for their ears. Seamus Herbert and John Martyn for thier percussion/drumming.
Recorded and mixed at Grapevine Cottage 2012.