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I wrote this song when I was 19 and living in Colchester. This version was recorded 6 years ago at Parr St studios in Liverpool and happens to be performed on the same piano as was used by Coldplay on ‘Clocks’…

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Open Door

The dawn is darkening
The dusk is setting in
None of us knows what for

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Video for ‘Time’ taken from Time EP available now from iTunes.

Directed by Andrew Howard
Starring James and Janie Cronin
Director of Photography – Nick Morris
Editor – Ross Leppard
Produced by Sorcha Bacon at Try Hard Productions
Costume – Sarah-Jane Riechert
Makeup – Kirstine Robb

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Time – The Details

SB_time_digitalOn Monday 2nd of June I will be releasing my new EP. Here are all the details.

Shane Beales: Time EP

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Can’t wait any longer – here is the title track of my new EP – TIME!!!
Hope you enjoy it – Huge thanks to the contributors:

Jack Stevens (Bass)
James Daniel Harrison (guitar)
Phil Martin (drums)
Jay Sikora (production and mixing)
Sam Bullard (woodwind)
Laurence Davies (french horn)
Ewan David Eason, Rob Adediran, Dave Hendra (BV’s & trumpet from Rob, synth from Dave)
Juan Luis Ayala (engineering and studio)
Jon Mann-Smith (percussion & acoustic additional recording)
David James Pilcher (monster analogue synth man)
James Lewis (mix studio and support)
and Mike Cave (Mastering)…
What a team! More to follow – EP coming soooooon…

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TEL AVIV (full version)

TEL AVIV from Ross Vernon McDonald on Vimeo.

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Come to this.

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So my song Battleship was featured on Hollyoaks this week.I know – #madeit – thanks to Luisa Duggin for the heads up!

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At long last! Here is SHELLS – TEL AVIV chapter 6 – huge thanks to Ross Vernon McDonald and Mr B Productions, enjoy!

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Railroad – Live at Broadcasting House

‘Railroad’ performed with Jack Stevens and Dave Hendra live at Broadcasting House, London.

Video by Katriona Beales.
Sound by Andrew Fell.
Lighting and Editing by Andy Searle-Barnes.

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