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Beside My Shadow

by State of James

Studio recordings of emotional rock music with live players on bass, drums, electric & acoustic guitars, vintage keyboards incl. B3 organ, Wurlitzer, Vox Continental, Pianet, Harmonium, Rock-si-chord, acoustic piano, featuring lead & background vocals.
Genre: Rock: 90's Rock
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Share a Smile
5:09 $1.00
2. Weight of the World
4:52 $1.00
3. Don't Give Up
4:51 $1.00
4. What's Our Love
5:41 $1.00
5. 100 Candles
5:43 $1.00
6. Second Chance
4:19 $1.00
7. Everyday Feels Like Friday
5:26 $1.00
8. For You
7:01 $1.00
9. Lost My Mind
5:10 $1.00
10. Waters Edge
10:28 $1.00
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
A rock music exploration of the inner world of lead singer James' life and experiences featuring a host of friends bringing their powers of music performance to every note.

Scott Thunes - Bass
Chris Vrenna - Drums
Jeff Bova - Keyboards
Paul J. de Benedictis - Guitars
Alex Neciosup Acuña - Percussion

Gina Knox - background vocals
Aishlin Harrison - background vocals
Napata Mero - background vocals
James - lead vocals

Background vocals:
Gina Knox: Every Day Feels Like Friday; Don't Give Up; What's Our Love; Lost My Mind; Water's Edge. Aishlin Harrison: Share a Smile; Weight of the World; Second Chance; 100 Candles; Water's Edge. Napata Mero: For you; Water's Edge. Paul dB: All tracks background vocals.

Melodica solo on “Lost My Mind” by Paul J. de Benedictis

Recorded at:
The Mouse House (Pasadena, CA), engineer: Rich Mouser (drums)
Sol Seven Studios (Encino, CA), engineer: Chris James (keyboards)
dB Studios (Menlo Park, CA), engineer: Paul dB (guitars, bass, vocals)
Alex Acuña studios (VanNuys, CA), engineer: Angelo Duran (percussion)
Studio 69 (San Rafael, CA), engineer: Matt Cohen (background vocals)
'Water's Edge' drums recorded at Media Institute Studios (Madison, WI)
'Water's Edge' bass, engineer: Matt Cohen, recorded at dB Studios (Lagunitas, CA)

Mixed by Karl Derfler at Panoramic House Studios & The Shack
Mastered by Michael Romanowski, Coast Mastering
Produced by Paul J. de Benedictis

℗ Mnemonic Records, Lagunitas, CA

Words & Music by Paul J. de Benedictis
© 2019 Paul J. de Benedictis
de Benedictis Music BMI

Album design by Brian Lauzon
Cover art etching by Anna W. de Benedictis



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