Memoirs (CD)

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  • Memoirs (CD)

Memoirs (CD)

$12.00 $9.99 -17%

Description

**Please note orders will be filled the week of 5/20 and the album(s) and songbook are officially released on 5/24**

ABOUT THIS ALBUM:  

Memoirs is a collection of twelve solo piano stories that I have released as singles over the last 18 months.  Each single release has a song story and most have an official release video to go along with the song.

 Preview Tracks

 Music Video for Album Track "Pure Joy"

 

Track Listing

1.  Thankful:  This song is about giving thanks for all the blessings I've had and how wonderful my life has been.

(Image: Davi Gates Livingston at Sophia Shay Photography)

(Design: Michele McLaughlin)

 

2.  Pure Joy:  This song is about how happy and joyous my life has been over the last year after my boyfriend moved in and we started living together. It's a song about pure joy and sharing love with another person.

(Image: Shelley Boyd and John Huber at Huber Camera Works)

(Design: Michele McLaughlin)

 

3.  Dark Moon:  This song is about how, when the moon is low on the horizon, and it is dark and mysterious, yet beautiful and alluring, it is a magical moment to behold.

(Image: Artist “Daemys”, ID 3024344, using Shutterstock Enhanced License)

(Design: Michele McLaughlin)

 

4.  Triumph:  This song is about not giving up on your dreams no matter how out of reach or unattainable they seem.

(Image: Artist “Lonely”, ID 186051854, using Shutterstock Enhanced License)

(Design: Michele McLaughlin)

 

5.  Little Love:  A little beautiful being of love and light came into my life recently and she brings such joy to my heart. Whenever I play this song, I think of her. This is my sweet song for my "Little Love".

(Image: Artist “Baldyrgran”, ID 166377722, using Shutterstock Enhanced License)

(Design: Michele McLaughlin)

 

6.  My Life With You:  Being in love, and having someone to share your life with, is one of the best things in the world. This is a love song dedicated to the happy place I am in my life right now, and to my love and our life together.

(Image: Artist “Valenty”, ID 704323498, using Shutterstock Enhanced License)

(Design: Michele McLaughlin)

 

7.  Beneath The Surface:  I love snorkeling and exploring underwater worlds. Sea life is fascinating and mystifying. Sea turtles, jellyfish, eels, octopus, urchins, coral, fish... it's all so magical to explore and watch life beneath the surface.

(Image: Artist “Design Projects”, ID 703255198, using Shutterstock Enhanced License)

(Design: Michele McLaughlin)

 

8.  Alone:  Loneliness can be soul crushing. When you just want to have a companion... someone to share life with... but you're alone and have no-one. This song is what that loneliness feels like.

(Image: Artist “Samantha Cheah”, ID 530015341, using Shutterstock Enhanced License)

(Design: Michele McLaughlin)

 

9.  Winter:  The cold, icy landscape during winter portrays a feeling of isolation and loneliness, yet it is stunning and captivating in its raw beauty. It leaves us with a feeling of exquisite sadness while we wait in anticipation of the coming spring.

(Image: Artist “Sandret”, ID 765156808, using Shutterstock Enhanced License)

(Design: Michele McLaughlin)

 

10.  Northern Lights:  The Aurora Borealis starts as a flicker in the night sky, and then grows into a spectacular and mystifying light show, before it finishes as a flicker of light disappearing into the darkness. 

(Image: Artist “Sylvie Corriveau”, ID 583808584, using Shutterstock Enhanced License)

(Design: Michele McLaughlin)

 

11.  Peace:  This song is about unity, togetherness, love, acceptance, tolerance, and all the wonderful things that we as humans can express when we open our hearts to one another.   This song is the only original piece on my “Christmas - Plain & Simple III” album. 

(Image & Design: Matt Strieby at New Leaf Design)

 

12.  Dismissed:  A lonely street performer is searching for an adoring audience. She wanders, lost in despair, from town to town, searching for an audience who will love her.

(Image: Shelley Boyd and John Huber at Huber Camera Works)

 

(Design: Ian at 12 South Music)

 

TECHNICAL CREDITS:

All songs composed, produced and performed by Michele McLaughlin micheemclaughlin.com 

Piano & Recording (All Songs except “Dismissed”):  Michele's Home Studio in Salt Lake City, UT on her Fazioli F278 9' Concert Grand

Piano & Recording (“Dismissed”): Piano Haven Studio in Sedona, AZ on a Shigeru SK7

Mastering & Engineering:  Joe Bongiorno at Piano Haven Studio in Sedona, AZ pianohaven.com 

Album Design:  Matt Strieby at New Leaf Design newleafdesign.com

Manufactured at Diskmakers www.diskmakers.com

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