The Body Begins

by Chris Way

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Ablan Blerg subtle, poignant melodic phrasing with soothing chord progressions.
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waterdog a beautiful concept album excellently executed... if this is what its like swimming in a body i'm all in Favorite track: The Dunes.
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about

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"The Body Begins" (2012) is Chris' seventh release. It's a 60 minute set of seven meditative, minimalistic works for classical guitar & occasional synth.

This record came about through talks with New York-based massage therapist Gwen Guarino (www.gwendolynguarinolmt.com), specifically about composing a new kind of music inspired by body-work and massage that's.

What resulted was something that is not mood music, or massage music. It's a collection of seven ambient works made to bring you to the present moment. This is spacious, minimalistic music, but it's also music with tension & subtle melodic development. Music to relax to, as background, or music to listen to closely in and of itself.

**As played on WFMU (wfmu.org), June 2013

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credits

released April 25, 2012

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* All music composed, played, recorded, produced & mixed by Chris Way in his apartment studio
* Synths on "Facing West" by Andrew Parsegian
* Invaluable Production, mixing & mastering assistance by Andrew Parsegian (aparsegian@gmail.com)
* Cover photo & layout design by Chris Way
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Thanks: Gwen (for sparking this project into existence), Michelle, Andrew, Robert, Father, Mother, Allison, Estella, Ricardo, Melissa, Sophia, Anthony, Jason, Jess Hotchkiss, Rebecca, & everyone else who has been there as a friend, listener & supporter. I am grateful to you all.
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All songs (C) 2011-2012 Chris Way / Right Through The Years Records, BMI
All rights reserved. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.
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Singer-songwriter and composer of guitar instrumentals, based in New York City.

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