Shiny

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This article is about the album Shiny. For a definition of the word "shiny", see the Wiktionary entry shiny.
For the video game company, see Shiny Entertainment.
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Studio album by The Bang
Released September, 2005
Recorded 2004–2005
Genre Indie pop
Length 44:42
Label Chameleon Records South Africa
Producer Adrian Levi
The Bang chronology
Shiny
(2005)
Sirens
(2008)

Shiny is the debut album from Johannesburg-based indie pop band The Bang. The album was released in September 2005. The album's cover art was designed by Daniel Levi, who has directed music videos for Interpol (band) and Massive Attack. The title Shiny is a reference to Grant Lee Buffalo's album Fuzzy.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shiny" – 5:10
  2. "Benny Butler" – 4:44
  3. "Lazy Bones" – 3:56
  4. "Ballad Of The Lemon Man" – 4:00
  5. "Spring Song" – 3:35
  6. "Johnny's In Love With You" – 3:47
  7. "Summer Song" – 2:27
  8. "Bride Of Shiny" – 1:45
  9. "Fear Of Gravity" – 3:45
  10. "Talk To The Trees" – 4:51
  11. "Illusion" – 6:39

Additional Performers[edit]

  • Joshua Gregg - Mandolin, Harmonica, Piano, Wurlitzer, Percussion
  • Adrian Levi - Keyboards, Bass on "Shiny" and Illusion
  • Jonathan Neaves - Drums on "Shiny"
  • Dan Selsick - Tuba on "Talk to the Trees"
  • Leonie Van Wyk - Violin
  • Eriel Huang - Violin
  • Willie Barend v/d Walt - Violin
  • Maria Kolan - Violin
  • Siobhan Lloyd-Jones - Violin
  • Anna Cecilia Engelbrecht - Viola
  • Amore Steyn - Viola
  • Pierre du Toit - Cello
  • Jacco Viljoen - Cello
  • Cobus du Toit - Flute
  • Sophia Welz - Bassoon
  • Hendrik Coetzee - Oboe
  • Daniel Beaver-Seitz - Bass on "Bride of Shiny"

Additional Credits[edit]

  • "Bride Of Shiny" arranged and conducted by Dan Selsick
  • Strings on "Lazy Bones" arranged by Joshua Gregg
  • Strings on "Fear Of Gravity" arranged and conducted by Dan Selsick. Assistant: Hugh Davison

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