Dan Schaumann

Official site of avid traveller and singer/songwriter, Dan Schaumann. Debut album "A Thousand Days Beneath The Sun" out now on CD and iTunes.


A Thousand Days Beneath The Sun
Album, 2011

Lady Gowrie Lookout
Single, 2011
Merry In Merrylands
Merry In Merrylands
Video, 2012

Comfort Zone
EP, 2007
 

 

A Thousand Days Beneath The Sun

1. Don’t Let Me Go Home
2. City Walls
3. Days Of Karma
4. Leicester (Square)
5. Overthrown
6. Misty Water
7. The Tree That Took My Love
8. Comet
9. The Fighter
10. A Thousand Days Beneath The Sun
11. Universal Prayer
12. What We Would Have Done
13. Dancing With Dot

Available now on CD, iTunes and as a free download through NoiseTrade! Click one of the options below to grab your copy:

CD: A Thousand Days Beneath The Sun $15 AUD + $2 postage worldwide
CD SPECIAL: A Thousand Days Beneath The Sun + Comfort Zone (EP) $20 AUD + $2 postage worldwide
iTunes $16.99 AUD
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A tale of two worlds colliding intimately and geographically, Dan Schaumann’s debut album, A Thousand Days Beneath the Sun, is an extraordinary journey into the experiences of a contemporary traveler. From lost love to found feet, toppled dreams to open doors, Dan’s attitude to life is as infectious as the songs he draws from it. Refreshingly honest and heartfelt, with that unmistakable Aussie lilt, each of the album’s thirteen tracks is a stepping stone that leads the listener full circle by story’s end.

Dan Schaumann – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
James North – bass, electric guitar, keys, percussion
Steve Pope – drums

A Thousand Days Beneath The Sun was recorded and produced at James North Productions, with artwork by Wealth & Hellbeing Multimedia. Drums courtesy of Steve Pope. Mastered by Independent Mastering.

For a look at what happened during the recording process, check out this behind the scenes video.

Make sure you also follow Dan on Facebook or Twitter for all the latest updates on his music.

You can listen to tracks from A Thousand Days Beneath The Sun here:

 

Lady Gowrie Lookout

Lady Gowrie Lookout Cover

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Not long after the sessions for his debut album, A Thousand Days Beneath The Sun, Dan wrote and recorded the single Lady Gowrie Lookout as a tribute to the mysterious James and Georgie, who blatantly scribed their love for all to see at the base of this panorama in the Sydney suburb of Kirribilli. Directly above this rockface stands Kirribilli House – the official Sydney residence of the Prime Minister of Australia.

Lady Gowrie Lookout was a finalist at the 2011 SydneyVision Song Contest. You can read Dan’s blog post about Kirribilli, which includes further details on the song.

Lady Gowrie Lookout was recorded and produced at James North Productions, and mastered by Independent Mastering.

Dan Schaumann – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
James North – bass, percussion

 

Merry In Merrylands

Winner of the Peoples Choice Award at the 2012 SydneyVision Song Contest!

Following Lady Gowrie Lookout, his SydneyVision entry from 2011 involving the north shore suburb of Kirribilli, Dan decided to venture west this year to discover exactly what puts the ‘Merry’ in Merrylands. It involved a run-in between angry neighbours and local hooligans, a trip to the skate park, a stormwater drain and a kebab before he found out!

The Western Sydney media got light of the song following the SydneyVision Peoples Choice Award win; as a result, Merry In Merrylands was featured in the Parramatta Advertiser, Parramatta Sun and 2GB Radio.

You can watch the Merry In Merrylands video below, download the MP3 here, or click here for the lyrics.

Merry In Merrylands was written by Dan Schaumann & Sam Kumlu and recorded at home. There was also some much-appreciated help from Sam, Joel and Alyce during the filming of the video clip :)

 

Comfort Zone

1. True To You
2. I Don’t Smoke
3. Live As Two
4. Don’t Want To Know
5. More Than I Can Handle
6. Comfort Zone

Available now on CD and iTunes! Click one of the options below to purchase:

CD: Comfort Zone (EP) $8 AUD + $2 postage worldwide
CD SPECIAL: A Thousand Days Beneath The Sun + Comfort Zone (EP) $20 AUD + $2 postage worldwide
iTunes $10.14 AUD

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Independently recorded and released in 2007, Comfort Zone is Dan’s debut EP consisting of six original tracks.

Listen to two of the tracks from Comfort Zone here:

I Don’t Smoke:

More Than I Can Handle:

Comfort Zone was recorded and produced at James North Productions. Photography and artwork by Wealth & Hellbeing Multimedia. Drums by Steve Pope. Mastered by Matthew Gray Mastering.

Dan Schaumann – vocals, acoustic guitar
James North – bass, electric guitar, piano, string arrangements
Steve Pope – drums

 

Australia By Song

An avid lover of Australian music and geography, Dan also runs a website called Australia By Song.

It contains a growing list of Australian towns and locations along with details on songs they have been mentioned in – as well as a few blog posts about some of the featured songs and artists. Not to miss if you are a fan of Aussie music.