THE COMPLETE "WINTER" ALBUM IS ALIVE: www.thesunharmonic.com/winter
Experience the sounds of Winter, a concept double-album that's been 8 years in the making. Support the campaign! Digital/CD/box set/vinyl, available exclusively to pledgers in winter 2017.
Original text, circa March 2016:
An offering of 3 more Winter songs by The Sun Harmonic.
This is a continuation of Hikele's large scale work, "Winter", a double-album / concept-album / piano-album born in 2010. Last years release of After We Fly showcases 8 other songs from the project for the public. Please enjoy and keep warm.
NOTICE: The full programme - a 22 song double LP - “ WINTER ” - coming winter 2017
Disclaimer: Each recording will be expanded for inclusion in the future release - either a tape recording or an intro/outro has been omitted from the original version - so there is something to look forward to on the complete Winter LP...
released March 13, 2016
Composed and recorded by The Sun Harmonic
( a.k.a. Kaleb Nathaniel Hikele )
All songs written during the winter months from 2010 to 2013
Kaleb Hikele performs:
vocals, piano + keyboards, ukulele + guitars, cello, (trk 2+ 3), hand percussions, glockenspiel, whistling sounds etc.
Accompanists (in order of appearance):
Nika Smith ( harmony, trk. 1 )
Scott MacPhee ( cymbal with blanket, trk. 1 )
Tanya Semple ( harmony, trk. 1 )
Record Producer: The Sun Harmonic
Lyricist / Composer: Kaleb N. Hikele
Sound Recording / Mix Engineer: K. Hikele
Mastering Engineer: Tom Murray
Off-the-floor performances - piano & vocal - took place during the winter of 2014 in two sessions:
A) The Rose Room Recording Studio ( Toronto ) Mon. March 3rd - engineered by Warren Hutton
B) The Chalet Recording Studio ( Claremont ) Sun. March 9th - engineered by Josh Bowman
The remaining chemistry was conducted, over the next 168 hours and so on, in the basement lab titled:
C) The Townhouse Recording Facility & Sound Studio ( Riverdale )
All songs published by Abandon The Bridge, Copyright 2015 (SOCAN/BMI)
Thank you to all who helped and inspired.
Special thanks to Warren Hutton, Jimmy Fitzgerald, Dave Skrtich and Jen Routhier for their creative input, consultation and honesty that shaped this release.
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