Daniel M. P. Shaw

Step Outside

by The Flocking Murmuration

Released 2018
Boj River Music
Released 2018
Boj River Music
While remaining faithful to the band's core indie-folk-rock sound, TFM's wide-ranging 2nd EP branches out into soaring country rock, epic hardcore jams reminiscent of their dynamic stage shows, disco-tinged dance numbers and dreamy acoustic balladry.
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While remaining faithful to the band's core indie-folk-rock sound, TFM's wide-ranging 2nd EP branches out into soaring country rock, epic hardcore jams reminiscent of their dynamic stage shows, disco-tinged dance numbers and dreamy acoustic balladry.

While their eponymous debut was in-your-face, sweaty, close-up and somewhat claustrophobic in its intensity, "Step Outside" is more of a Great Outdoors affair, contemplating the vast expanses of Time and Space. It kicks off with "Cara" a Johnny Cash-meets-Guns n' …
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Dark Matter (Radio Edit)

by The Flocking Murmuration

Released 2017
Released 2017
The 2nd single from TFM's 2nd EP fades out before the epic jam of the full album version - but not before a rollercoaster ride that vacillates between modal folk, multi-layered vocals, jazzy tongue-in-cheek breaks and heavy grunge riffs...and back again.
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The 2nd single from TFM's 2nd EP fades out before the epic jam of the full album version - but not before a rollercoaster ride that vacillates between modal folk, multi-layered vocals, jazzy tongue-in-cheek breaks and heavy grunge riffs...and back again.

Vocalist Dan Shaw ponders the weight at the heart of his universe and finally decides - via some existential riddling - what to do about it.

The Geordie

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2017
Released 2017
The 7th 2017 album of new songs from the singer-songwriter who has committed to writing a song a day for the whole year! Check them out, be part of this unique and exciting adventure, with 50% of all proceeds going to various worthy charities.
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Daniel M. P. Shaw is an established singer-songwriter mixing different musical styles and traditions, but with a folky element to most things he does. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of indie folk rock band, The Flocking Murmuration and formerly a member of world-pop-folk trio Tiger the Lion.

On 1st January 2017, Dan set himself a challenge - to write a song every day for a whole year. This album is the …
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Like Living Again

by Edishaw

Released 2017
Boj River Music
Released 2017
Boj River Music
Intimate yet anthemic, "Like Living Again" is the first single from EdiShaw, an exciting new partnership between two singer-songwriters, Daniel M. P. Shaw and Robert Edis. "Tim Buckley meets Crowded House and Runrig, with a tinge of U2."
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Intimate yet anthemic, "Like Living Again" is the first single from EdiShaw, an exciting new partnership between two singer-songwriters, Daniel M. P. Shaw and Robert Edis. "Tim Buckley meets Crowded House and Runrig, with a tinge of U2."

Amateurs (Radio Edit)

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2017
Released 2017
Amateurs brings to mind Tom Waits and Screaming Jay Hawkins. It was written by Dan during his attempt to write a song every day for a year.
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Amateurs brings to mind Tom Waits and Screaming Jay Hawkins. It was written by Dan during his attempt to write a song every day for a year.

Aux Bains des Pâquis

by Tiger the Lion

Released 2017
Released 2017
The baths of Pâquis are a Genevan institution - where all parts of Genevan society mingle and meet to bathe in Lake Geneva, in the heart of the city. Anglo-Swiss band Tiger the Lion were invited to write a song on the anniversary of its restoration...
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The baths of Pâquis are a Genevan institution - where all parts of Genevan society mingle and meet to bathe in Lake Geneva, in the heart of the city. Anglo-Swiss band Tiger the Lion were invited to write a song on the anniversary of its restoration...

This is that song: swinging English-Frech bilingual folk; a guitar and indian tabla, recorded in the wooden cabins of the baths normally used as saunas.

Step Outside

by The Flocking Murmuration

Released 2017
Released 2017

Small Enough

by The Flocking Murmuration

Released 2017
Released 2017
This second single from TFM's first album builds gradually, almost imperceptibly from a confident shuffle to a brooding anxiety that through the soaring catharsis of Pink Floyd-esque slide instrumentals finally resolves to fight onward, upward.
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This second single from TFM's eponymous first album builds gradually, almost imperceptibly from a confident shuffle to a brooding anxiety that through the soaring catharsis of Pink Floyd-esque slide instrumentals finally resolves to fight onward, upward.

Founded in 2016, TFM combine thundering rhythms and grooves with catchy, melodic songs, blistering slide guitar and writerly lyrics to deliver memorable music that stays with you.

From bluesy, stonesy rockers through folksy country ballads all the way to outdoors …
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Cara

by The Flocking Murmuration

Released 2017
Released 2017
This first single from the band's hotly anticipated second album starts with a Johnny Cash, Nashville vagabond feel and gradually builds to a soaring epic Pink Floyd-meets-Guns n' Roses instrumental rock finale.
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This first single from the band's hotly anticipated second album starts with a Johnny Cash, Nashville vagabond feel and gradually builds to a soaring epic Pink Floyd-meets-Guns n' Roses instrumental rock finale.

Founded in 2016, TFM combine thundering rhythms and grooves with catchy, melodic songs, blistering slide guitar and writerly lyrics to deliver memorable music that stays with you.

From bluesy, stonesy rockers through folksy country ballads all the way to outdoors disco-beat anthems, this is …
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Gordie Down (Radio Edit)

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2017
Boj River Music
Released 2017
Boj River Music
Dan wrote "Gordie Down" after first hearing the news of Canadian icon Gordon Downie's diagnosis with terminal brain cancer. A lifelong fan of the Hip, GD was a major influence on this European singer-songwriter of rough-and-ready folk-pop songs.
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Dan is a British-Swiss singer-songwriter who performs solo and as part of the indie folk-rock band, The Flocking Murmuration. He was also previously part of the world-pop-folk trio Tiger the Lion.

As a solo artist, Dan plays rough-and-ready modern folk-pop songs in the tradition of Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Gordon Downie, Neil Young and Johnny Cash.

On 1st January 2017, Dan set himself the challenge to write and share a song every day for the whole …
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Can We Stop This Rain from Falling in My Heart?

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2017
Boj River Music
Released 2017
Boj River Music
The 6th 2017 album of new songs from the singer-songwriter who has committed to writing a song a day for the whole year! Check them out, be part of this unique and exciting adventure, with 50% of all proceeds going to various worthy charities.
NOTES
Daniel M. P. Shaw is an established singer-songwriter mixing different musical styles and traditions, but with a folky element to most things he does. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of indie folk rock band, The Flocking Murmuration and formerly a member of world-pop-folk trio Tiger the Lion.

On 1st January 2017, Dan set himself a challenge - to write a song every day for a whole year. This album is the …
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I'm Becoming Part Crow

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2017
Boj River Music
Released 2017
Boj River Music
The 5th 2017 album of new songs and poetry, from the singer-songwriter who has committed to writing a song a day for the whole year! Check them out, be part of this unique and exciting adventure, with 50% of all proceeds going to various worthy charities.
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Daniel M. P. Shaw is an established singer-songwriter mixing different musical styles and traditions, but with a folky element to most things he does. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of indie folk rock band, The Flocking Murmuration and formerly a member of world-pop-folk trio Tiger the Lion.

On 1st January 2017, Dan set himself a challenge - to write a song every day for a whole year. This album is the …
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Code (Countries and Other Outdated Concepts)

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2017
Boj River Music
Released 2017
Boj River Music
The 4rd 2017 album of new songs and poetry, from the singer-songwriter who has committed to writing a song a day for the whole year! Check them out, be part of this unique and exciting adventure, with 50% of all proceeds going to various worthy charities.
NOTES
Daniel M. P. Shaw is an established singer-songwriter mixing different musical styles and traditions, but with a folky element to most things he does. He is a member of indie folk rock band, The Flocking Murmuration and formerly a member of world-pop-folk trio Tiger the Lion.

On 1st January 2017, Dan set himself a challenge - to write a song every day for a whole year. This album is the third collection of those songs - …
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Timeflames

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2017
Boj River Music
Released 2017
Boj River Music
The 3rd 2017 album of new songs and poetry, from the singer-songwriter who has committed to writing a song a day for the whole year! Check them out, be part of this unique and exciting adventure, with 50% of all proceeds going to various worthy charities.
NOTES
Daniel M. P. Shaw is an established singer-songwriter mixing different musical styles and traditions, but with a folky element to most things he does. He is a member of indie folk rock band, The Flocking Murmuration and formerly a member of world-pop-folk trio Tiger the Lion.

On 1st January 2017, Dan set himself a challenge - to write a song every day for a whole year. This album is the third collection of those songs - …
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Don't Follow Leaders

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2017
Released 2017
A new collection from the singer songwriter who has committed to writing one song every day for the whole year of 2017! This is the second album of songs from that collection. Check them out and be part of this unique and exciting adventure!
NOTES
Daniel M. P. Shaw is an established singer-songwriter mixing different musical styles and traditions, but with a folky element to most things he does. He is a member of indie folk rock band, The Flocking Murmuration and formerly a member of world-pop-folk trio Tiger the Lion.

On 1st January 2017, Dan set himself a challenge - to write a song every day for a whole year. This album is the second collection of those songs - …
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Aardvark's Happy Return

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2017
Released 2017
A new collection from the singer songwriter who has committed to writing one song every day for the whole year of 2017! These are the first 10 songs from that collection. Check them out and be part of this unique and exciting adventure!
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Daniel M. P. Shaw is an established singer-songwriter mixing different musical styles and traditions, but with a folky element to most things he does. He is a member of indie folk rock band, The Flocking Murmuration and formerly a member of world-pop-folk trio Tiger the Lion.

On 1st January 2017, Dan set himself a challenge - to write a song every day for a whole year. This album is the first collection of those songs - …
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The Flocking Murmuration

by The Flocking Murmuration

Released 2016
Released 2016
The Flocking Murmuration plays Flock Music: gritty, melodic folk rock songs and bluesy grooves for all.
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The Flocking Murmuration is a new band with an old soul. (French/German Below)

We play Flock Music: gritty, melodic folk-rock songs and bluesy grooves for all.

Thundering drums, pulsating bass lines, addictive melodies, award winning songwriting and mesmerising slide guitar that Dweezil Zappa has called "some the best guitar playing I've heard in years".

Music from the land of the present moment. From the here and now.

Music with wings.

We are global citizens …
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Brave

by The Flocking Murmuration

Released 2016
Released 2016
We play Flock Music: Gritty, melodic, folk rock songs and bluesy grooves for all.
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The Flocking Murmuration is a new band with an old soul.

We play Flock Music: gritty, melodic folk rock songs and grooves for all.

Music from the land of the present moment. From the here and now.

Music with wings.

We are global citizens based in the heart of Europe; friends sharing a love for music aimed at a better world.

Contact us if you'd like us to come and play for you, whatever the …
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Small Enough?

by Tiger the Lion

Released 2008
Released 2008
Catchy, haunting melodies, oriental flourishes and eastern rhythms. Crunchy harmonies support memorable lyrics and nature-poetry.
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Tiger the Lion is back! In 2009, the group's innovative music is even more varied in bringing us its own blend of 'music without borders'.

Five years after forming, Tiger the Lion bring us their 3rd album, "Small Enough?" - and their first attempt at a 'concept album'. Right from the beginning, the listener is plunged into a non-stop musical rollercoaster which doesn't let up until its very last notes.

Moving from Brit-Pop-Folk to Massala Rock …
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Roger (Betterer)

by Tiger the Lion

Released 2007
Released 2007
Acoustic Asian banghra dub - explosive world-folk-pop - Asian Dub Foundation meets the White Stripes unplugged meets Michael Jackson singing about tennis.
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Tiger the Lion have come a long way since their debut album, "Healing Songs".

Eighteen months after the release of their second album, "When you're in there", this unique acoustic trio reveal a preview of their upcoming third album: the tongue-in-cheek single "Roger (Betterer)".

Probably the only acoustic Banghra-tinged song written in praise of the fine art of the world's best tennis player...

One Day

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2006
Boj River Music
Released 2006
Boj River Music
Both intimate and rousing, this purely acoustic 'lost' album of single takes from one day in the studio - recorded some time between 2005 and 2006 - is a revealing collection of songs from Dan's period with Tiger the Lion.
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Dan is a Bermuda-born, British-Swiss singer-songwriter who performs solo and as part of the indie folk-rock band, The Flocking Murmuration. He was also previously part of the world-pop-folk trio Tiger the Lion.

On 1st January 2017, Dan set himself the challenge to write and share a song every day for the whole year. This project is called "A Song, A Day, A Year". These songs are recorded as one-shot "live" demos.

"A Song, A Day, A …
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When you're in there

by Tiger the Lion

Released 2006
Released 2006
Catchy, original, eclectic, folky echoes captivating hypnotic, intoxicating, asian rhythms. 'Asian Dub Foundation meets The White Stripes...in acoustic version.' - Couleur3 Radio
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The second CD from the Swiss-based trio....

They may say that all roads lead to Rome, but it was in Geneva, Switzerland, that Daniel, Lucy and David’s paths crossed.
Dan and Lucy had just returned to Europe after two years of music study and English teaching in Japan. There, Dan had got to grips with the shamisen and shakuhachi, Lucy the koto and taiko, and both had entertained the locals in various accapella, rock …
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Healing Songs

by Tiger the Lion

Released 2003
Released 2003
Addictive, melodic songs enveloped in oriental harmonies and Indian rythms.
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Instrumentation

Daniel Shaw - Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica
Lucy Shaw - Koto (Japanese harp), Harmonium (Indian reed organ), Vocals, Percussion.
David Cotting - Tabla (Indian drums), Percussion, Harmonium, Vocals.

Biography

(French version below)

They may say that all roads lead to Rome, but it was in Geneva that Daniel, Lucy and David’s paths crossed.

Dan and Lucy had just returned to Europe after two years of music study and English teaching in Japan. There, Dan …
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Kazuma's Guitar (Blue)

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2002
Boj River Music
Released 2002
Boj River Music
From upbeat pop-folk through electro vibes to worldy textures. Originally distributed in two volumes ('orange' and 'blue') in 2002 on a very small scale while living in Japan, this is the first global reissue of this quirky, eclectic collection.
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Daniel M. P. Shaw is an established singer-songwriter mixing different musical styles and traditions, but with a folky element to most things he does. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of indie folk rock band, The Flocking Murmuration and formerly a member of world-pop-folk trio Tiger the Lion.

On 1st January 2017, Dan set himself a challenge - to write a song every day for a whole year. The demo recordings from "…
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Kazuma's Guitar (Orange)

by Daniel M. P. Shaw

Released 2002
Boj River Music
Released 2002
Boj River Music
From upbeat pop-folk through electro vibes to worldy textures. Originally distributed in 2002 on a very small scale to friends, family and local fans while living in Japan, this is the first global reissue of this quirky, eclectic collection.
NOTES
Daniel M. P. Shaw is an established singer-songwriter mixing different musical styles and traditions, but with a folky element to most things he does. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of indie folk rock band, The Flocking Murmuration and formerly a member of world-pop-folk trio Tiger the Lion.

On 1st January 2017, Dan set himself a challenge - to write a song every day for a whole year. The demo recordings from "…
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