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Following up 2008's Heal My Blues, soulful blues and R&B singer Dani Wilde returns with a second album on Ruf Records, produced this time out by veteran blues producer and engineer Mike Vernon.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Following up 2008's Heal My Blues, soulful blues and R&B singer Dani Wilde returns with a second album on Ruf Records, produced this time out by veteran blues producer and engineer Mike Vernon.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/9/2011
  • Label: Ruf
  • UPC: 710347116325
  • Catalog Number: 1163
  • Sales rank: 131,485

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Shine (4:45)
  2. 2 Some Kinda Crazy (5:22)
  3. 3 Miss You (5:13)
  4. 4 How Do You Do It (4:37)
  5. 5 Red Blooded Woman (3:55)
  6. 6 Don't Give Up On Me (4:57)
  7. 7 I Don't Even Care (5:24)
  8. 8 Abandoned Child (7:36)
  9. 9 Born To Love Him (3:28)
  10. 10 Where Blue Begins (4:28)
  11. 11 Big Brown Eyes (2:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dani Wilde Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, Soloist
Mike Vernon Percussion, Background Vocals
Dave Lennox Organ
Ben Poole Guitar, Soloist
Pete Wingfield Piano
Martin Winning Horn, Tenor Saxophone
Matt Holland Trumpet, Horn
Roger Inniss Bass
Jamie Little Drums
Laura Chavez Guitar, Soloist
Peter Wingfield Keyboards
Will Wilde Background Vocals
Jon Chase Bass
Stuart Dixon Guitar
Mark Earl Drums
Bernice Macdonald Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Dana Gillespie Composer
Mike Vernon Composer, Producer, Liner Notes
Mo Witham Composer
David F. Malin Composer
Don Budd overdub engineer
Jagger Composer
Michael Van Merwyk Artwork
Jamie Little Programming
Dani Wilde Composer, Liner Notes
Damon Sawyer Engineer
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  • Posted October 13, 2011

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    The Girls are Leading The British Invasion This Time...

    They should have called this album `Brilliance'. It does so much more than just Shine. A couple of years ago - alright! Fifty years ago a phenomena called The British Invasion hit the shores of America fueled by young English kids delivering their take on American Blues and Rhythm & Blues music. John Lee Hooker said of the likes of The Animals, The Stones and other of these blues powered bands, "these white boys want to play the blues real bad, and these white boys play the blues REAL BAD." And that was true. many of them weren't schooled in the blues, but what they lacked in life experience they made up for with heart and soul. Well, today John Lee might say, "These white girls want to play the blues real bad, and they play the blues REAL GOOD." Call out the guards, we are in the midst of another British invasion and this time it is being lead by the girls. And this time they are schooled in the blues. Led by the breakthrough of Adele and joining her in the front ranks comes Dani Wilde. With a voice that ranges all over the chart, and off the chain Wilde brings a respect, an energy and a maturity to contemporary blues that is fated to conquer the air waves, the award ceremonies, and the soul of American fans. She's a triple threat, At 20 years of age she pens her own blues numbers. Nine of the eleven songs on this master piece are originals. To be sure, you can hear the influences of Aretha Franklin, Howlin' Wolf not to mention the entire Stax catalog and every blues shouter that came out of the Chicago Blues scene. But they are original blues written with a maturity that belies her youth. She has a voice that covers the full range of emotion - and a good deal of the available octaves - from sweet caressing highs to down and dirty growls and toss in a bit of the British folk styling's for good measure. And what's more, she plays great guitar. I don't mean she stands on stage and strums with a Telecaster as a prop while some hired gun lays down the licks either. She plays with a unique finger style. There isn't a throw away song on the album but a few of my favorites are the emotionally dark "Don't Give Up On Me" , the lament for the children of Kenya, and especially those at the County Primary School in the slums of Embu who inspired the song. Listen to it, "Abandoned Child" is 7 plus minutes of slow, minor key major plea blues for today.

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