Shemekia Copeland


The young singing sensation's second release features infectious blues and R&B shot through with energy, charisma and humor. Grammy nominee. "Raw vocal power and real emotion...boisterous soul and swaggering blues. This woman knows how to SING"--WASHINGTON POST

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1. It's 2 A.M. 4:30
2. Not Tonight 3:15
3. Love Scene 4:10
4. The Other Woman 5:18
5. Whole Lotta Water 4:01
6. Beat Up Guitar 4:27
7. Miss Hy Ciditty 4:22
8. Up On 1-2-5 5:06
9. Wild, Wild Woman 3:20
10. The Fool You're Looking For 5:08
11. If He Moves His Lips 3:37
12. Steamy Windows 5:03
13. It's My Own Tears 6:05

Shemekia Copeland Vocals
Jimmy Vivino Guitar
Brian Mitchell Keyboards
Michael Merritt Bass
James Wormworth Drums

Arthur Neilson Guitar on “Up On 1-2-5”, “My Own Tears” and “Wild, Wild Woman”
Doña Oxford Electric Piano on “Up On 1-2-5”
Eric King Bass on “Up On 1-2-5” and “My Own Tears”
Barry Harrison Drums on “Up On 1-2-5” and “My Own Tears”

Both Arthur Neilson and Jimmy Vivino appear on “Wild, Wild Woman”

The Uptown Horns on  “Not Tonight,”  “The Other Woman” and “Up On 1-2-5”:

Crispin Cioe Alto and Baritone Sax
Larry Etkin Trumpet
Arno Hecht Tenor Sax
Robert Funk Trombone

Fred Walcott Percussion

With special guest:  Ruth Brown vocal on “If He Moves His Lips”
and Sugar Blue harmonica on "It's 2A.M."

Produced by Bruce Iglauer, John Hahn and Jimmy Vivino
Recorded and mixed by Jay Newland
Recorded at Sorcerer Sound New York, NY
Additional recording at Studio 900 New York, NY and Digital Insight Las Vegas, NV
Additional recording at Digital Insight by Jeff Basso
Mixed at BMG Studios New York, NY
Mastered by Brian Jensen and Bruce Iglauer at MonsterDisc Chicago, IL
Photos by Larry Busacca
Back cover photos by Steve Cooke
Packaging design by Matt Minde

Shemekia Copeland is booked by Monterey Peninsula Artists:
Ph: (312) 640-7500; fax (312) 640-7515

Thanks to God Almighty, Sandra Copeland and family, Michael Cloeren, Cindi Hahn, Garry Buck, Ron Kaplan and the great team at Monterey Peninsula, Phyllis Edwards, Barbara Hammerman, Arthur, Barry, Doña and Eric, Jay Newland, M.E. Johnson, Paul Natkin, Bobby Gordon and the entire staff at Alligator Records.   

This album is dedicated to my good friend, Miss R’n’B, Ruth Brown

Shemekia Copeland uses Shure Microphones exclusively