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Shine

Released: September 25, 2007

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All music composed, arranged and produced by Joni Mitchell
All lyrics written by Joni Mitchell
except, If adapted from Rudyard Kipling's If by permission from The Kipling Estate.
© 2007 Crazy Crow Music (ASCAP), All rights administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing, 8 Music Square West, Nashville, TN 37203.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Recorded by Dan Marnien at Castle Oaks Productions, Calabasas, California
2nd Engineered by Josh Blanchard and Chris Marshall
Mastered by Bernie Grundman

Package Design - Joni Mitchell
Art Direction - Joni Mitchell and Robbie Cavolina
Alberta Ballet "The Fiddle and the Drum" Photography - Charles Hope
"Stalker" Ballet Photograph - Clay Stong
"Stalker" Ballet dancer - Leigh Allardyce

Macklam Feldman Management
1505 West 2nd Ave - Suite 200
Vancouver BC Canada
www.mfmgt.com management@mfmgt.com

www.jonimitchell.com

For Marlin and Daisy

One Week Last Summer
Alto Sax Bob Sheppard, Piano and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

This Place
Pedal Steel Greg Leisz, Soprano Sax Bob Sheppard, Guitar and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

If I Had A Heart
Pedal Steel Greg Leisz, Drums Brian Blade, Bass Larry Klein, Piano and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Hana
Soprano Sax Bob Sheppard, Percussion Paulinho Da Costa, and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Bad Dreams
Pedal Steel Greg Leisz, Piano and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Big Yellow Taxi
All Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Night of The Iguana
Drums Brian Blade, Bass Larry Klein, Vocals and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Strong and Wrong
Drums Brian Blade, Pedal Steel Greg Leisz, Piano and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

Shine
Drums Brian Blade, Keyboards Joni Mithcell, Acoustic Guitar James Taylor

If
Pedal Steel Greg Leisz, Drums Brian Blade, Bass Larry Klein, Guitar and all other Instrumentation Joni Mitchell

» Reviews of Shine from the Library

 » Shine (Aftenposten (Oslo, Norway))
 » The art still shines (Age)
 » Shine (AllMusic.com (WebSite) )
 » Joni Mitchell Shine (American Songwriter)
 » CD Review: Joni Mitchell (Arizona Daily Wildcat)
 » Left of the Dial: Joni Mitchell, Shine (Artvoice)
 » Joni Mitchell's muse returns on 'Shine' (Associated Press)
 » Pop mavens still making music that matters (Baltimore Sun)
 » Joni Returns - 'Shine' Brings New Songs (Bay Area Reporter)
 » Joni Mitchell - Shine (BBC)
 » Shine (Billboard)
 » Cranky Canadian genius dislikes mobile phones; loves tar and nicotine (Blender)
 » Music Review: Joni Mitchell - Shine (BlogCritics.org)
 » Welcome Back Joni Mitchell, Shame About the Soft-Rock Agitprop  (Bloomberg.com)
 » To pay tribute to an old friend, Hancock adopts a new approach (Boston Globe)
 » Shine' is inspired but angry (Boston Globe)
 » Joni Mitchell - Shine (Boston Herald)
 » A defiant Mitchell comes out of retirement to record a masterpiece (Buffalo News)
 » Joni Mitchell's latest effort an uplifting, graceful commentary (Chicago Sun Times)
 » Joni Mitchell relevant, but stridency mars her allure (Chicago Tribune)
 » New albums of hushed intensity from Knopfler, Mitchell, Gonzalez (Christian Science Monitor)
 » Good New Music for Sad iPods in Need (Columbia Spectator)
 » Joni Mitchell Contro i poeti (Corriere della Sera)
 » Joni Mitchell returns with new music and art (CTV)
 » Inspiration can still shine on Joni  (Daily Express)
 » Mitchell effort flawed but still most welcome (Detroit Free Press)
 » Shine (2007) (Entertainment Weekly)
 » Joni puts a new Shine on her life  (Express)
 » Joni Mitchell - Shine (Financial Times)
 » Joni Mitchell Attacks Catholic Church (FOX News)
 » On Disc: Joni Mitchell (Gazette - University of Western Ontario)
 » Queen of stylish resignation (Guardian)
 » Joni Mitchell, Shine (Guardian Unlimited)
 » Joni Mitchell, Shine (Guardian Unlimited)
 » Shine by Joni Mitchell (Hartford Courant)
 » Joni Mitchell - Shine (Het Parool)
 » Shine (Le Soleil)
 » Joni Still Shines (London Free Press)
 » Joni Mitchell: Shine (London Times)
 » Joni and Herbie, together again (Los Angeles Times)
 » Joni Mitchell, "Shine" (MassLive)
 » New Music in stores Tuesday (Miami Herald)
 » Shine (MIX - The Recording Industry Magazine)
 » Joni Mitchell - Shine (Mojo)
 » They Paved Paradise (New Republic)
 » Joni Mitchell's 'Shine' is cloudy (New York Daily News)
 » Joni Mitchell as Muse (New York Sun)
 » Breaking Her Silence With a Dark 'Shine' (New York Times)
 » Both sides now: Joni's songs, new and renewed (Newark Star-Ledger)
 » Joni and Jill pace a week for the women (Philadelphia Daily News)
 » Autumn's big sounds (Philadelphia Inquirer)
 » Joni Mitchell - Shine (PopMatters)
 » Shine Is Inspired But Angry (Prairie Public Broadcasting)
 » Joni Mitchell: Shine (RelishNow)
 » Shine: Joni Mitchell (Rolling Stone)
 » Return of the Lady of the Canyon  (San Diego Union Tribune)
 » CD Reviews - Joni Mitchell (San Francisco Chronicle)
 » Both Sides of Joni (Santa Barbara Independent)
 » Lunch and Listen with Joni Mitchell (Starbucks.com)
 » Joni Mitchell Talks About Each Track On New CD, 'Shine' (Starpulse)
 » Shine (Sydney Morning Herald)
 » Joni Mitchell - Shine (The Independent (English))
 » Stripped Down Scorn (The Record (Kitchener, Ontario))
 » JONI MITCHELL Shine (The Sun (English))
 » Joni Mitchell; Shine (The Sunday Times (of London))
 » Joni Mitchell: Past outshines present (Toronto Globe and Mail)
 » CD Reviews: New Joni Mitchell, Annie Lennox (Toronto Star)
 » Mitchell 'Shines' In New Album (UConn Daily Campus)
 » Joni Mitchell: Shine (UMC.org)
 » Joni Mitchell Makes New Album After Decade Hiatus (UNCUT)
 » QUIETLY FURIOUS RETURN FROM ROCK'S GRANDE DAME (UNCUT)
 » Joni Mitchell Signs To Starbucks' Hear Music Label (Undercover.com.au)
 » Joni Mitchell: Shine (United Methodist Church Website)
 » Joni Mitchell - Shine (Upstage Magazine)
 » Joni Mitchell, Shine: * * * Unretired & unrepentant (USA Today)
 » Joni Mitchell releases first album in 10 years (USC Daily Gamecock)
 » Second Spin (Vancouver Sun)
 » Joni Mitchell - 'Shine' (Variety)
 » Joni Mitchell's Shine (Village Voice)
 » Joni Mitchell, Twila Paris have new albums ready (Washington Blade)
 » A Stick from the Tree Museum (Washington Post)
 » Smooth blend of Mitchell (Washington Times)
 » Joni Mitchell sells out to Starbucks (West Australian)
 » Mitchell explodes out of retirement  (Winnipeg Free Press)
 » Shine (Winnipeg Free Press)
 

» Guitar Transcriptions

 » If (Guitar chords by Marian Russell)
 » This Place (Guitar chords by Marian Russell)
 » This Place (Guitar tablature by Howard Wright)
 

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cryptkeeperfun on 2014-Jul-03 at 15:53:32 GMT-5:
The opening instrumental, One Week Last Summer, is hauntingly beautiful! I'm glad Taming The Tiger turned out not to be her last album of original songs, I believe Shine is superior to it, in the league of Turbulent Indigo and Night Ride Home. The whole album is solid! A+
pixieharbottle on 2011-Jul-20 at 03:42:14 GMT-5:
The songs and lyrics in this album have a melancholic theme which is entirely justified. Joni is a great artist and the premier diva of a generation. If this proves to be her last album it's a fine finale.
simper on 2010-Feb-27 at 07:08:34 GMT-5:
It was wonderful to heart her voice again.Not the greatest of her albums but some memorable songs and in a world of unininspring music it is a worthy champion