Behind the Sun

by Chris Pookah

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You can find out all about the story behind the making of this album and my music, CD's, merchandise, gig dates and much more at www.chrispookah.com


The songs and the Musicians

The songs are all original material. Written & composed by myself so as such they are very close to my heart. To have the chance to make these recordings with such gifted musicians and genuine down-to-earth people is something really special. All musicians on the album, bar one, came from the local area in and around Aschaffenburg and every one helped bring to life the stories, tales and emotions that lay behind each song.

This collection consisted of fourteen songs, recorded with fourteen different musicians, over a period of fourteen weeks…… give or take a day’s recording here and there. With the exception of one song which did not make it onto this release, (Trouble), this will be on the forthcoming 2nd Album.

Each musician had a part to play in this, each one put a little bit of their heart and soul into the recordings and each of them helped to make this something really special. I hope to see these songs shared with as wide an audience as possible.

Recording Process

All tracks on the album were recorded and produced by Michael Hauck from Loch Less Studio in Steinbach. A sleepy wee village just outside the town of Aschaffenburg. These are real quality, professional recordings. Beautifully arranged and mixed to a very high standard.

To date, recording these songs with so many great musicians brought some of the proudest and satisfying moments into my life. It was a lot of effort and hard work at times, but it has also been a most enjoyable and enlightening journey which I will never forget.

credits

released March 1, 2018

Available on Limited Edition Pre-Release via Crowdfunding Campaign.

Official Release scheduled for September 2018

Musicians

Chris pookah - Acoustic guitar & vocals
Christine 'Buba' Leban - Auto-harp, backing vocals and harmonies
Michael Hauck - Electric, acoustic, uke-bass & double-bass.
Marko Hauck - Didgeridoo
Max Sauer - Violin
Lukas Sauer - Electric guitar
Jonathan Geiss - Drums
Marcel Bickert - Djembe
Miriam Krausert - Flute
Udo Eizenhöfer - Horns
Jürgen Wüst - keys & Electric guitar
Daniel Hertzov - Mandolin & acoustic guitar
Gabriel Wedde - Drums & brushes
Ralf Göldner - Wave drum & all sorts of crazy percussion
Stefan 'Kunni' - Blues harp

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Chris Pookah Glasgow, UK

Chris Pookah is a Scottish singer songwriter and guitarist of undoubted talent and ability. A beautifully crafted style and technique which is captivating, soulful and consuming.

With a rhythmic finger-picking guitar style accompanied by a beautifully melodic, yet powerful vocal range that brings a certain mystical feeling to his music and live performances.
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