Shelter Me

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This article is about the album. For the single by the band Cinderella, see Shelter Me (Cinderella song). For other uses, see Shelter Me (disambiguation).
Shelter Me
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Studio album by The Waifs
Released March 1, 1998
Recorded January 1998
Mixmasters Productions
Genre Folk
Label Outside Music
Producer The Waifs
The Waifs chronology
The Waifs
(1996)
Shelter Me
(1998)
Sink or Swim
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Shelter Me is the second album by Australian folk band The Waifs, first released by Jarrah in March 1998.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Heart Lies" (Cunningham) – 2:43
  2. "People Who Think They Can" (V. Simpson) – 3:15
  3. "Shelter Me" (Cunningham) – 3:05
  4. "Lest We Forget" (Cunningham) – 4:54
  5. "Smith St" (D. Simpson, Cunningham) – 3:40
  6. "Time To Part" (V. Simpson) – 4:04
  7. "Sound The Alarm" (Cunningham) – 3:37
  8. "Stuck" (V. Simpson, Cunningham) – 4:01
  9. "The River" (Cunningham) – 3:20
  10. "Spotlight" (V. Simpson) – 5:51
  11. "Attention" (Cunningham) – 2:31
  12. "Bonus Track – Billy Jones (Jazz Version)" – 3:29

Release and re-release[edit]

Much like The Waifs' debut album, Shelter Me was originally released in 1998 on Outside Music, but following the mainstream success of The Waifs, the album was re-released on Jarrah Records of Australia in 2003, and Compass Records of America in 2004.

Personnel[edit]

The Waifs[edit]

  • Josh Cunningham – guitar (acoustic), mandolin, guitar (electric)
  • Donna Simpson – guitar, percussion, vocals
  • Vikki Simpson – guitar, harmonica, vocals

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Jen Anderson – violin, viola
  • Jeff Algra – percussion, drums
  • Ashley Davies – drums
  • Andrew Entsch – double bass

Technical[edit]

  • Don Bartley – mastering
  • The Waifs – producer, design, photography
  • Graham Fraser – engineer
  • Adam Rhodes – engineer

Musical/technical[edit]

  • Chris Dickie - percussion, engineer, mixing

References[edit]