Speaking in Shadows

by Reed Turchi

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    With artwork and design by Charles Ritchie (www.charlesritchie.com), the physical version of "Speaking in Shadows" is the full aesthetic experience of the album. Along with a full color poster and lyrics, the first 100 pre-orders will come with a full-length, annotated bonus disc, with demos, alternate versions, bonus songs, and more.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Speaking in Shadows via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    Includes TEN BONUS TRACKS!!! Demos, Alternate Takes, Alternates Sessions, Extra Songs, and Remixes .

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about

After four albums fronting his blues-rock trio, Reed Turchi releases his solo debut, Speaking in Shadows, March 4th 2016 on Devil Down Records. Revealing musical and songwriting influences ranging from Randy Newman and JJ Cale to Beck, T Rex, and Tinariwen, Turchi steps out from behind the gruff fuzz into a multi-faceted sound built on finely crafted songs and ear- & rear-moving grooves. Featuring an all-star group of musicians, including drummer Paul Taylor and saxophonist Art Edmaiston (Gregg Allman Band), Andrew Trube and Anthony Farrell (Greyhounds), and renowned Italian guitarist Adriano Viterbini, Speaking in Shadows is built on a foundation of Memphis groove and fat-back rhythm. Fresh textures abound, from the carnival of sounds on tongue-in-cheek “Drawn and Quartered” to the heartbreaking vocals of Heather Moulder on the spare, haunting lead track “Pass Me Over.” As a songwriter, Turchi confidently mines the classic blues/rock vein in "Offamymind" ("Well I can barely walk, so I guess I oughta/ Get behind this wheel and drive”), effortlessly shifts gears to the satirical "Everybody's Waiting (for the end to come)," and turns introspective in "Looking Up Past Midnight." Reuniting with engineer Adam Hill (Big Star, Dirty Streets, White Stripes), recording direct to tape at Ardent Studio, Turchi strikes out for new territory with co-production by Billy Bennett (MGMT, The Whigs, Los Colognes). Mastered by Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Natural Child, Langhorne Slim) at Bombshelter Studios in East Nashville, with artwork and design from Charles Ritchie (www.charlesritchie.com)

credits

released March 4, 2016

Reed Turchi - Guitar, Vocals
Paul Taylor - Bass, Drums, Percussion
Art Edmaiston - Sax (2, 9, 10, 11)
Adriano Viterbini (3, 6)
Anthony Farrell - Rhodes, Organ (1, 4, 10)
Andrew Trube - Guitar (1)
Adam Hill - Guitar, Percussion (2, 7
Billy Bennett - Keyboard, Synth, Percussion, Backing Vocals
(2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 12)
Andrew McNeill - Percussion (2)
Heather Moulder - Vocals (1)
Leigh Lucas - Vocals (8)
Steph Wells - Vocals (8)


Produced by Reed Turchi & Billy Bennett
Recorded and Mixed at Ardent Studios, Memphis, by THE Adam Hill
Assistant Engineer: Max Cornell
Mastered at The Bomb Shelter, Nashville, by Andrija Tokic
Album Artwork and design by Charles Ritchie (www.charlesritchie.com)
All songs written by Reed Turchi (BMI)

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