PLAYING CLASSIC HITS FROM THE PAST SEVEN DECADES
are a Wellington based acoustic duo specialising in atmospheric acoustic folk music.
Danni Parsons and Lance Shepherd met by chance in July 2019. After swiftly realising they share the same musical goals, and as Danni had been writing for an acoustic folk duo for some time, they launched straight into recording a collection of songs in Paekakariki on the Kapiti coast. They have since continued to write more songs and took them on their first mini tour around NZ in 2019/20.
Born & raised in Wales, Danni settled in NZ in 2005. She has been a performer on stage and screens since she was 6 years old. Once settled in Wellington she went on to co-write lyrics with Mara Simpson (Mara and the Bushkas) and performed alongside other well accomplished NZ musicians (The Black Seeds, Fly My Pretties), in Wellington band 'Soul Caravan'. Lance has worked as a professional musician/producer since leaving high school. Based in London through the 2000’s as a touring/recording guitarist with Martina Topley-Bird (ex Tricky) Lance has worked with a number of producers such as Johnny Dolla (Massive Attack) Leila Arab (Bjork) has played a number of high profile radio, television and live shows shows throughout Europe and the US including BBC2, France Inter, XFM, Later… With Jools Holland, Montreaux Jazz Festival and SXSW.
In the Shallows are currently working on their debut album to be released in 2020 with producer Steve Rokosh (Calgary, Canada and Nashville, USA ). His clients include Emmylou Harris, Sass Jordan, Ruben Young, Jocelyn Alice and many more. He’s also scored music for ABC Family, Electronic Arts and Universal Music.
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