Unavoidable You was written in July of 2021, by the Muskoka River in Ontario, Canada. Originally titled The Current, the song emerged from that revealing experience of trying to swim upstream, where every forward stroke keeps you right where you started.
Words and Music – Jennifer Schaffer (SOCAN)
Music – Simon Law (SONY Music Publishing)Jennifer Schaffer – Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin
Simon Law – Drums and Percussion
Astrid Foster – Bass, Background Vocals
John Teshima – Acoustic Guitar
Emmanuel Szeptycki – Violins
Dorothy Hwang – Guest Background Vocals
Arranged, Recorded and Produced by Simon Law at Studio Wolfrey, Toronto, Canada – Spring and Summer of 2022.
Album art work by Dorothy Hwang, inspired by a photo of the Muskoka River captured by Jen in her kayak, while paddling upstream.
Lyric video is also available on our Shiner YouTune channel!