Stare Into The Dark

by Sam Newton

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Don't cry, Your hazel eyes Deserve to shine and smile Worry not, I'll be around To comfort and console The day is new, You'll fall into My arms when you can't stand Like a crutch, I'll keep you up And hold you should you lay A full moon Calls you To see light And recognise A tear stained face, To wash away The troubles of the world A full moon Calls you To see light And recognise I'll be here, Throughout your years Until the very end Shining stars, Amongst the dark Night is not alone Don't cry, Your hazel eyes Deserve to shine and smile
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Stare Into The Dark was recorded in Chris Gillespie's old pink cottage house, a short walk from the main studio. The Drums, Bass and Keys were crammed into the kitchen, Acoustic and Electric Guitars were both in the lounge room with amplifiers behind closed bedroom doors.

Chris sat and occasionally roamed from his corner of the kitchen, where he was surrounded by racks of expensive gear and an old LCD montior. In addition to production, he was in charge of handing out glasses of water, tea or coffee as required. We were all wedged into our small corner of the cottage. Separating us was a minefield of audio cables and microphones rigged across doorways and open floorspace.

We recorded the album live over a 3-day period, after a couple of rehearsals in Nick's Ashfield home. All of the performers collaborated on song arrangement and creative decision making.

credits

released June 22, 2018

Produced by Chris Gillespie and Sam Newton
Engineered and Mixed by Chris Gillespie at Blue Sky Recording Studio, Blue Mountains, NSW Australia
Mastered by Michael Carpenter @ Love HZ Studios
Artwork and Illustrations by Adam Collins at Antidote Creative
adam@antidote-creative.com

All tracks written by Sam Newton and arranged by Sam Newton, Cameron Henderson, Emma Stephenson, Nick Henderson and Oscar Henfrey

Featuring:
Cameron Henderson - Electric Guitar, Vocals
Emma Stephenson - Keys, Vocals
Nick Henderson - Bass, Vocals
Oscar Henfrey - Drums, Vocals
Sam Newton - Vocals, Acoustic Guitar

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Sam Newton Sydney, Australia

Sam Newton is a seasoned songwriter with a subtle, layered, storytelling power. He has the uncanny ability to find a direct line into the central themes of his music with a raw and poetic honesty.

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