Russ first heard Emily's arrangement cycling through the fields of Ile de Ré. Léa Decan Léa is a talented artist songwriter, singer and is currently studying illustration in Brussels. Russ found a track of Léa's called Timothée and then discovered that Léa really loved his poem/song ‘trees hug bees’. Léa developed the song in Paris, Brussels and China. Russ worked separately with Tom Sidebottom on strings richly inspired by English Classical music. Scott Fraser Scott is a guitarist and was enthusiastic about Russ' poems/songs from the first, and was absolutely fundamental in their development. Scott crafted guitar patterns from Russell’s initial ideas. Dougie Harley Known for his distinctive scribble art, Dougie Harley hails from Aberdeen, Scotland. Dougie has a background in music and photography. Harley’s work strives to challenge society’s idea of perfection “A beautiful thing is never perfect. Russ discovered Dougie's wonderful work and beautifully lived in voice, after hearing a cover of one of his songs 'ghosts' by Stephanie Fraser.
Russ & Dougie have been working on the song 'with leaving birds' for a number of years, Dougie has recorded various versions between a beautiful Loch & the Scottish sea. Tom Sidebottom Yorkshire based string arranger and music lecturer. Tom has patiently and skillfully developed and recorded arrangements developing Russ' ideas. http://www.jeanes.blue Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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