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The Second City

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RELEASED: January 16th 2015
TOTAL LENGTH: 00:49:38
FORMAT: 320 kbps MP3
CATEGORIES: Inspired Music
GENRE: Soul, Pop, Inspirational

Australian neo-soul songstress Shameem presents a collection of passionate, personal, socially conscious and spiritually inspired original songs. This stylistically diverse sophomore album is best listened to from beginning to end.

All songs written by Shameem Taheri-Lee, except track 4 - written by Shameem Taheri-Lee and James Bryan, and tracks 10 and 11 - written by Shameem Taheri-Lee and Persian chant composed by Shidan Toloui-Wallace
Lyrics for Persian chant in tracks 10 and 11 taken from "The Seven Valleys" by Bahá'u'lláh

All tracks produced by Shameem Taheri-Lee and Rob Agostini *
Drums programmed by Shameem Taheri-Lee and Rob Agostini #
Strings for tracks 8 and 11 arranged by Shameem Taheri-Lee
* Except track 4 - produced by James Bryan
# Except track 4 - drums programmed by James Bryan

Shameem Taheri-Lee - lead vocals on all tracks except track 10; backing vocals on tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 14; keyboard on tracks 2, 3, 6 and 12; additional keyboards on tracks 1, 8, 9, and 11
Domenic Barrett - electric guitars on tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 13; acoustic guitar on track 15
Harry Mitchell - keyboard on tracks 1, 5, 7, 8, 9 and 13; Rhodes on track 11; Hammond organ on track 9
Callum Morrison - bass on tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13 and 14
James Bryan - electric guitars on track 4; bass on track 4; keyboard on track 4
Glen Scott - backing vocals on track 4; piano on track 4; Wurlitzer on track 4
Astrid Ripepi - vocals on track 7
Alix Hamilton - violin on tracks 8 and 11; viola on tracks 8 and 11
Laura McGrogan - 'cello on tracks 8 and 11
Shidan Toloui-Wallace - lead vocals (in Persian) on tracks 10 and 11
Bronton Ainsworth - live drums on track 13
Crowd vocals on tracks 14 and 15: Juliana Areias, Domenic Barrett, Luki Binol, Kate Janfaza, Harry Mitchell, Callum Morrison, Ehsan Nasheri, Zarin Salter-Beyzaie, Zarinne Seow, Jonathan Warwick, Penny Wong and Boshra Yazahmeidi

All tracks recorded by Rob Agostini at Soundbaker Studios, except:
Track 4 - instruments recorded by James Bryan at Kensaltown Studios; Glen Scott's vocals recorded by Glen Scott at Kensaltown Studios; Shameem's vocals recorded by Rob Agostini at Soundbaker Studios
Track 10 - vocals recorded by Louie Shelton at Gold Coast Studio
Mixed by Rob Agostini at Soundbaker Studios
Mastered by Lee Buddle at Crank Recording

Photography by Katey Manuchehri
Graphic design by Angelyne Wolfe
Dress designed by Ayesha Parsons of Decisively Ambiguous
Make up by Michaela Ivory
Hair by Kelly at Shendals Signature Salon
Shameem would like to thank Nasrin Manouchehri and Jaleh Sarvaryan for their assistance with the dress, and Naseem Taheri-Lee for her assistance at the photo-shoot

Supported by the Department of Culture and the Arts Western Australia

Shameem - The Second City

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