MR MOON - I'M WORKING AGAINST TIME
HELLO MUSIC: MR MOON and SKC
Hello Music were splendid. Songs were submitted and promptly reviewed. They arranged for Mr Moon to included in the In- flight music on a major US airline for a while. They no longer exist. The song can be heard at the foot of the page
She came in through the Hello Music Song of the Day for Jan. 31, 2011 Artist: Sheila K. Cameron Song: Mr. Moon Genre: Pop – cabaret, easy listening blues Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Similar artists: Billie Holliday, Shirley Bassey, Paul Simon, Judy Garland
Description: Scottish poet-songwriter pretty much takes your breath away in the first couple bars of “Mr. Moon” with a gentle cabaret blues; the easy swing, spare arrangement and especially Cameron’s enchanting and haunted alto are pretty much impossible to deny. Add to that the story behind her lyrics – the song was inspired by a neighbor’s World War II story of scraping a friend’s corpse out of an exploded tank under the moonlight, using a shovel – and you have a song that you’ll carry with you for quite a while. Meanwhile, there’s precious little information about her on the Internet, but “Mr. Moon” has gotten some plays on Iain Anderson’s BBC Radio Scotland singer-songwriters program. Enough plays, in fact, that he’s nicknamed her simply “SKC.”
Discovered by: Mason Frank
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