Shawn James & The Shapeshifters are a 5 piece heavy blues rock band from Fayetteville, Arkansas. Their brand of hard hitting electrified dirty delta blues rock combined with Shawn’s soulfully roaring vocals make for an intense listening experience whether playing the records or seeing them live. With their busy tour schedule, you can catch them playing festivals and shows all over the world or hear their music featured on Discovery Channel, NBC, and other media platforms. They’ve continuously gained momentum every year since they formed in 2013 and show no signs of slowing down.
Shawn James & The Shapeshifter have a brand new release. “The Bear” is the name of their brand new EP that is part of a concept series. That is also one of the reasons why the six tracks are divided into chapters and also named like that. The music on this release slowly unravel and reveal its dull potential throughout the six tracks. The arrangements are filled with soul and southern styles. Shawn James & The Shapeshifter are taking you on a ride throughout this release. Like a journey they lure you into and surprise you.
“The Bear” is a brilliant release with a brilliant sound. One that is rare and fresh, yet it carries so much tradition and history. So sit back, relax and press play on “The Bear”. Let Shawn James & The Shapeshifter take you on a ride.
01. Chapter I Awaken
02. Chapter II Hunger
03. Chapter III Freedom
04. Chapter IV Omens
05. Chapter V The Raven Mocker
06. Chapter VI Demise