Shilo Andrews | Acceptance

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by Shilo Andrews

British Rap meets Folky Pop, Ballad to Dance. Might be a mega hit!
Genre: Pop: Folky Pop
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Dear Cheryese
5:20 $0.99
2. Sonoma County Wine
5:04 $0.99
3. These Eyes
4:33 $0.99
4. Dreams Made of Toxic Fuel
4:40 $0.99
5. Saturday
4:07 $0.99
6. I'll Be Melody
4:08 $0.99
7. If They Could See You Now
4:51 $0.99
8. Saturday (acoustic)
4:06 $0.99
9. If They Could See You Now (acoustic)
4:48 $0.99
10. I'll Be Melody (acoustic)
3:40 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
Shilo Andrews " Acceptance"
Shilo Andrews was born and raised in North West London where for the first 16 years of his life music was just a noise in the background. Straight after finishing high school he flew to northern California to live with his father (a retired musician) where he spent the next 4 years discovering his passion for music.
Immediately feeling the sting of being alone Shilo set up an airstream trailer in the forest on the back of his dad's land and built a studio in it where he would spend all his nights producing and mastering his guitar playing.
Shilo:"I would stay up from midnight to about six AM just messing with sounds"
Most of his inspiration coming from Bob Marley Shilo bought himself a Marley song book and was singing the songs in no time.
"No woman No cry is probably my most idolized song to date. That song was able to talk about a political view without a judgment. Something i think music in general finds very hard to do".
After a year in the forest he moved to the town of Santa Rosa where he attended Santa Rosa Junior College.
Majoring in Theater he eventually dropped every academic class he had in order to focus on acting and music.
He started a hip-hop group "Live Long" and went into producing an album. 
Finishing college he decided a change was needed.
Shilo:"It was either LA or New York. I'd been to LA once already and never New York so... I figured i'd try something new. The whole reason for the move was the music! I turned to my dad. He suggested rapping with my guitar...haha i was like no ones gonna listen to that dad..."
So he started adapting his guitar style to rap around it.
He found himself in Harlem next. Then Brooklyn. Then the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music where he met Guitar teacher Ron Jackson. Jackson heard him playing a song outside his class one day and was taken back by his ability to rap and play at the same time. He invited him to come to his studio to show some of his music to Music producer Shohei Narabe.
Shohei after hearing a few songs decided to produce the album "Acceptance".
While the album was in progress Shilo started hitting the open mic circuit.
Shilo:"Banjo Jim's had to be the most friendly one i went to. It became a community, every saturday afternoon i'd go down there and hang with a crowd of musicians and just jam".

Shilo Andrews " Acceptance"
01. Dear Cheryese
02. Sonoma County Wine
03. These Eyes
04. Dreams made of Toxic Fuel
05. Saturday
06. I'll be melody
07. If they could see you now
08. Saturday (Acoustic)
09. If they could see you now (Acoustic)
10. I'll be melody (Acoustic)

All songs written by Shilo Andrews / L'Atelier Clair Music (BMI)

Acoustic rhythm guitar and Vocals: Shilo Andrews
Backing Vocals on M3: Nana Schwartzlose
Additional Guitars on M2: Ron Jackson
Additional Guitars on M6.7, 9,10: John Navas
Keyboards: Shohei Narabe

Front Cover Photo: Meadow Rose

Produced by Shohei Narabe
Co-Produced by Shilo Andrews
Additional Co-Producing on M2 by Ron Jackson

-- Producer's Comment --
"His music can turn in to many different styles, Ballad, Dance, Hip-hop. Anyone could see him live and enjoy that show"
Producer: Shohei Narabe

-- People's Views --
"He has a natural talent for music."

"Very unique singing style with a mixture of rap."

"His rap rhythm is tight while his melody is something beyond memorable."

"A whispery singing style often compared to artists such as Jason Mraz, Ray Lamontagne and even Norah Jones in his ballad songs."

"His lyrics tell stories from his real experiences, which make us visualize each moment like scenes from a movie."

"Everyone who meets him loves his character. Gentleness, honesty, A sense of humor. All this shows in his music"

"Everyone who listens to his songs feels a big possibility in the wide field of music."

- Message from Shilo -
Shilo: Thank you so much to the people that helped me get this far!
My friends are my family and without your support i never would have started on this journey. I am where i am now because of you.
To the fans who have supported me from the beginning when i was playing acoustic in coffee shops in the Village, thank you!
To my mum, who would support me even if i chose to quit everything and sit on the couch all day, i love you so much! Thank you.
To Shohei, my producer and my mentor. This has been an amazing journey with you man.
Thank you for putting up with me! Fate has a way of telling you when something is right. This was.



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