Music

Waltz of the Oblivious Wolves

Jen Schaffer and the Shiners — Waltz of the Oblivious Wolves
Release date : Nov. 01, 2020

Waltz of the Oblivious Wolves, is a wolf in sheep’s clothing… that is, a biting protest song delivered with the merino softness of a sweet country waltz.

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Dedicated To Love

Jen Schaffer and the Shiners — Dedicated To Love
Release date : Sep. 12, 2020

Recording this song during the pandemic has truly been a labour of love and a show of dedication by the Shiners to the love of our music and musical friendship.

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The Other End (of the Flattened Curve)

Jen Schaffer — The Other End (of the Flattened Curve)
Release date : Apr. 17, 2020

This song was written and recorded while sheltering at home during the COVID-19 pandemic in Riverdale, Toronto with cameos from honorary Shiners, Dot Hwang and Emmanuel Szeptycki. We also created an accompanying homespun lyric video.

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Sunday Morning, New York City

Jen Schaffer and the Shiners — Sunday Morning, New York City
Release date : Jan. 23, 2016

This past Fall the Shiners recorded Sunday Morning, New York City, an original song written by Jen Schaffer and Simon Law – a love song to the city they adore. It was inspired by a Sunday morning walk through Chelsea, when the city’s manic vibrations seemed to slow to a peaceful hum.

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Fate Line

Jen Schaffer & the Shiners — Fate Line

The first full-length album of original and soulful roots music from Jen Schaffer and the Shiners to be released in the Fall of 2014!

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Angel Ridge (EP)

Jen Schaffer & the Shiners
Release date : Feb. 06, 2009

Four tracks available for download here

Angel Ridge was the road I lived on just outside of Athens, Ohio during a time when many of life’s harsh and beautiful realities were laid bear to me.

When living in rural Appalachia, I was a state public defender and worked on a battered woman homicide case. This experience resulted years later in the song, “For Teresa,” and my first recording, a 4-song EP released in 2009, “Angel Ridge.”

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