New Album by Liv Monaghan

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New Album by Liv Monaghan

<h2><strong>Under a Bruised Parisian Sky</strong></h2> <p><strong>There are song catchers</strong></p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>This is my first full length album, after my first original EP,&nbsp;<em><a href="" target="_blank">Beauty in the Park</a>.</em>&nbsp;</p> <p>There are eight songs on the&nbsp;album, which were whittled down from many more to fit into just one&nbsp;full day of&nbsp;recording at Aeronef studios in Paris.</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>I started writing this collection immediately after&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"><em>Beauty in the Park</em></a> with&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"><em>Dead Lady&#39;s Cigarettes</em></a> coming&nbsp;into fruition&nbsp;before its release. While&nbsp;<em>Passion Fruit Moons&nbsp;</em>was written and finalised about four weeks before we went&nbsp;into the studio this summer.&nbsp;</p> <p>I began&nbsp;playing music at the age of 5,&nbsp;but I only started working professionally when&nbsp;I moved to Paris.&nbsp;For a little more info on that, I invite you to check out this documentary piece made&nbsp;of me and my life in Paris by&nbsp;an&nbsp;Irish documentary series that explored the Irish abroad.</p> <p><iframe allow="autoplay; fullscreen" allowfullscreen="true" frameborder="0" height="281" scrolling="no" src=";;;key=8b7d8dd6504d41af9a77662672aabc2a&amp;type=text%2Fhtml&amp;schema=youtube" width="500"></iframe></p> <p>My first original collection on&nbsp;<em>Beauty in the Park&nbsp;</em>included the songs&nbsp;<em>​Ocean Blues</em> and <em>Horses </em>and&nbsp;tended more towards an&nbsp;experimental sound without the support of a harmonic instrument.</p> <div class="k-ResponsiveIframeContainer"><iframe allow="autoplay; fullscreen" allowfullscreen="true" frameborder="0" height="281" scrolling="no" src=";;;key=8b7d8dd6504d41af9a77662672aabc2a&amp;type=text%2Fhtml&amp;schema=youtube" width="500"></iframe></div> <div class="k-ResponsiveIframeContainer"><iframe allow="autoplay; fullscreen" allowfullscreen="true" frameborder="0" height="281" scrolling="no" src=";;;key=8b7d8dd6504d41af9a77662672aabc2a&amp;type=text%2Fhtml&amp;schema=youtube" width="500"></iframe></div> <hr /> <p>This album is&nbsp;a more&nbsp;reflective, personal selection of songs, each one inspired by an&nbsp;event, a place or the memory of&nbsp;a person and sometimes a&nbsp;combination of all three&nbsp;in a collage creation of sorts.&nbsp;In this album, I source some vintage joy in the sound, it is a gentle re-telling of tales and&nbsp;it&nbsp;exposes&nbsp;what I most enjoy surrounding myself with musically.&nbsp;I am inspired by Joni Mitchell, Marc Ribot, Alice Coltrane, John Coltrane,&nbsp;Jeff Buckley, Nina Simone,&nbsp;Claude Debussy, Duke Ellington&nbsp;and all the musical performances from <em>The Muppet Show</em>.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>My music pulls threads from Jazz, Soul, Rock,&nbsp;and Romanticism to create an alternative, sometimes experimental, often poetic sound.&nbsp;</p> <p>I am a lover of the left-behind, of old things,&nbsp;of letter-notes and half-light ghosts which get stitched, strung or typed back up together to make something new.</p> <hr /> <p>The eight songs are as follows;</p> <p><strong>Slow Exhale</strong></p> <p><strong>Aran Jumper</strong></p> <p><strong>Feathers</strong></p> <p><strong>Broken Hotel Room</strong></p> <p><strong>Touching Infinity</strong></p> <p><strong>Dead Lady&#39;s Cigarettes</strong></p> <p><strong>Passion Fruit Moons</strong></p> <p><strong>Endless Augusts</strong></p> <hr /> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <h2><strong>The Musicians</strong></h2> <p>The album features some of the finest, most delicate and thoughtful playing from three talented and generous&nbsp;Paris based Jazz Musicians.&nbsp;</p> <p>Long time collaborator&nbsp;<strong>Sava Medan</strong> is the bass player on this project and also the score arranger. Sava, originally from Belgrade,&nbsp;is a virtuoso jazz bass player and has performed with the likes of Kenny Wheeler, Mark Murphy&nbsp;and Bojan Z. When he was in his late teens, he even played with Chet Baker.&nbsp;Sava is also a composer and songwriter and his song <em><a href="" target="_blank">Yellow Suit</a>&nbsp;</em>features on&nbsp;<em>Beauty in the Park.&nbsp;</em></p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p><strong>Soheil Tabrizi-Zadeh&nbsp;</strong>is a&nbsp;multi instrumentalist and composer. For this record, he plays both Guitar and Trumpet. Soheil grew up surrounded by traditional music from Iran, Classical Western Music and Theatre Sound&nbsp;Design, specifically at the Theatre des Bouffes du Nord. He is very active in the Parisian Jazz scene.</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p><strong>Adrien Cao </strong>comes from a family of musicians, he&nbsp;started studying music at&nbsp;the age of 7 and has&nbsp;recorded a number of albums as a soloist with the Centre of Baroque Music in Versailles (Princess Diana was present at one of Adrien&#39;s first solo performances!)&nbsp;A&nbsp;drummer, arranger, composer and music educator, for this record he plays drums.&nbsp;Adrien is part&nbsp;of&nbsp;a number of diverse contemporary&nbsp;jazz projects&nbsp;including the Logan Richardson Quintet, Alium and the Tony Tixier Quartet.</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <hr /> <p>The album was recorded&nbsp;at<strong> Aeronef Studios</strong> Paris by <strong>Antoine Karacostas</strong>.</p> <p>It was mixed in Munich at <strong>Realistic Sound Studios</strong> by <strong>Florian H Oestreicher</strong></p> <p>The photographs used in this presentation are by Philippe Lecourtier, Nick Paulsen and Karl Burke.</p> <p>The teaser video was made by Philippe Lecourtier.</p> <hr /> <h2>Thank you for reading this far!</h2> <h3>I would really love to add your names to this&nbsp;ongoing dream-line.</h3> <h3>Please help me finalise this album by donating what you can.</h3> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Waar dient de collecte voor

<p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <h2><strong>What&nbsp;I have&nbsp;covered to date</strong></h2> <p>Already surrounded&nbsp;by generosity, almost everyone involved thus far has&nbsp;worked outside of the going rates with the added bonus of having rehearsal space provided by Adrien Cao.&nbsp;</p> <p>So far, I have personally covered the costs of one full day of recording and a pre mix session&nbsp;as well as&nbsp;nominal fees &amp; expenses&nbsp;for the musicians.&nbsp;This totalled at&nbsp;<strong>&euro;600</strong></p> <p>The mixing has also been paid, and that came in at <strong>&euro;800</strong></p> <p>Up to date, a&nbsp;total of <strong>&euro;1400 </strong>has been paid on the project.</p> <hr /> <h2><strong>What I have yet&nbsp;to collect</strong></h2> <p>In order to successfully publish the album,&nbsp;I need&nbsp;to fundraise for the CD creation and distribution, the Promotional costs, and the artwork.&nbsp;</p> <p>The&nbsp;five step&nbsp;breakdown of costs&nbsp;is as follows;</p> <ol> <li><strong>&euro;1200</strong> - PR which includes&nbsp;posters, press&amp;radio communication, publicity pack&nbsp;&amp; publicist fees​</li> <li><strong>&euro;1100 </strong>- CD Production</li> <li><strong>&euro;150 </strong>- Artwork&nbsp;</li> <li><strong>&euro;200 </strong>- CD&nbsp;Distribution</li> <li><strong>&euro;212</strong>&nbsp;- KissKiss BankBank commission&nbsp;&amp; banking transaction&nbsp;fees</li> </ol> <p>Making a grand&nbsp;total of <strong>&euro;2862</strong>&nbsp;to be raised.</p> <p>In the event of exceeding my target, I would like to complete the pay for&nbsp;the&nbsp;musicians who so generously gave their time to and played on this record for a very nominal fee.&nbsp;</p> <hr /> <p>I have&nbsp;chosen&nbsp;the CD production company and the&nbsp;Promotional company, the Artwork is in discussion and with your help,&nbsp;I will be able to set the ball rolling immediately after the collect and&nbsp;release this album officially&nbsp;by December 2018.</p> <p>I, <strong>Anne Olivia Monaghan will receive all the funds of the collect&nbsp;</strong>and will distribute it as outlined above.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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