Recorded at Beethoven Hall, NYC, where scenes from Raging Bull (Robert De Niro) were shot. Synths at Sun Mountain studio in Woodstock, New York state.
Hybrid Folk-Classical with Electronics.Lush live strings with processed voice crescendo to a organic body-percussion groove. Emotional vocals from Simi Stone.
This is about both the geography of our area and the people that we are around at the moment. There is a feeling of “this is where we are” now. The melancholy has more to do with the acceptance of the temporary nature of it all.
As a producer, arranger, performer, orchestrator and engineer David Baron's credits include The Lumineers, Shawn Mendes, Meghan Trainor, Lenny Kravitz, Michael Jackson, Peter Murphy, Simone Felice, Melanie De Biasio and Bat For Lashes.
David arranged and conducted strings for Shawn Mendes on 'Bad Reputation' from the number 1 album in 65 countries 'Illuminate Deluxe'. He played piano, organ and baritone saxophone on one of the biggest selling singles of all time ('All About That Bass' Meghan Trainor). He performed on The Lumineers #1 Billboard Album 'Cleopatra' and produced and co-wrote both 'Strangers' by fellow Woodstock artist Simone Felice and 'Ninth' with Peter Murphy. David provided synths, programming, production and mixing to 'The Bride' (Bat For Lashes) which was shortlisted for Mercury Music Prize 2016.