SHARON GITAU

Singer • Songwriter • Composer

MUSIC


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NOVEMBER 2015

RECORDING ARTIST / WRITER, "HOME" ON 'DEPARTURES' LP

Writer, recording artist and backing vocals on deep house track "Home" composed and produced by French DJ / Producer Yann Dulché. From his cinematic electro LP Departures.

Available on CD, iTunes and Bandcamp
Released 20 November, 2015
© 2015 Thrills & Beats Records / ℗ 2015 Police Records / © & ℗ 2015 S. Gitau (ASCAP)


MARCH 2015

RECORDING ARTIST, "CRACKED UP OVER YOU" SINGLE

Recording artist, backing vocals and tambourine on Irish soul band Supertonic Sound Club's single Cracked Up Over You.

Available on CD, vinyl and iTunes
Released 6 March, 2015
℗ 2015 AMTY Records / Strong Rabbit Records / S. Gitau (ASCAP)

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SEPTEMBER 2014

BACKING VOCALIST, "SCHEHERAZADE" SINGLE

Backing vocals and session singer on Supertonic Sound Club's reggae / ska single Scheherazade.

Available on vinyl and iTunes
Released 12 September, 2014
℗ 2014 AMTY Records


MARCH 2013

RECORDING ARTIST, "IF IT'S WAR, YOU'RE LOOKING FOR" SINGLE

Recording artist and tambourine on the Soulnaturals R&B / soul single If It's War, You're Looking For.

Available on iTunes
Released 25 March, 2013
© & ℗ 2013 British Soul Standard / ℗ 2013 S. Gitau (ASCAP)

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MARCH 2011

FILM SCORE COMPOSER, AWARD-WINNING FILM 'THE APOTHECARY'

Composer, arranger, orchestrator, music director & producer of an original classical score for the short film The Apothecary. Winner of the 'Best Drama' award at BAFTA's First Light Movies award ceremony on 15th March 2011.
Chaired by Barbara Broccoli, First Light Awards judges included: Daniel Craig, David Yates, Sienna Miller, Nick Frost, Dougray Scott, Emily Mortimer, Sir Terry Gilliam, Paul Greengrass and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett among other luminaries of stage and screen.

The Apothecary is available on IMDb
Released 2010
© & ℗ 2009 S. Gitau (ASCAP)


MAY 2010

ON-AIR TALENT, GUEST APPEARANCE ON BBC RADIO 2

Live performance and interview on Mark Lamarr's BBC Radio 2 show 'God's Juke Box Sessions' with Supertonic Sound Club. Recorded at the iconic BBC Maida Vale Studios and broadcast on 29th May 2010. Sang "Whoop! Whoop!" my track from the Supertonic Sound Club EP, live with Dublin's finest eleven-piece soul band.

Session playlist is available on the BBC iPlayer


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FEBRUARY 2010

BACKING VOCALIST, "TRULY SOMETHING SPECIAL" SINGLE

Backing / session vocals, vocal arranger and tambourine on soul single Truly Something Special by the Supertonic Sound Club.

Available on vinyl
Released February, 2010
℗ 2010 Rowed Out Records


DECEMBER 2009

RECORDING ARTIST, "WHOOP! WHOOP!" SUPERTONIC SOUND CLUB EP

Recording artist and tambourine on two tracks from the Supertonic Sound Club's sampler EP and co-writer of Whoop! Whoop!

Released December, 2009
© & ℗ 2009 J. Pipe / © & ℗ 2009 S. Gitau (ASCAP)

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MAY 2008

RECORDING ARTIST, "LET'S STAY TOGETHER" MAXI-SINGLE

Writer, recording artist and backing vocals on soulful house single Let's Stay Together. Co-produced with DJ / producer Des Mitchell.

Available on CD
Released 19 May, 2008
℗ 2008 SoulHeat Records (Belgium) / © & ℗ 2008 S. Gitau (ASCAP)


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MARCH 2008

FEATURED VOCALIST ON 'MIAMI WMC 2008 SAMPLER'

Let's Stay Together single featured on SoulHeat Records' Miami Winter Music Conference 2008 Sampler.

Available on CD
Released 25 March, 2008 For promotional use only.
℗ 2008 SoulHeat Records / © & ℗ 2008 S. Gitau (ASCAP)


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JANUARY 2008

RECORDING ARTIST, 'THE TONY CANNAM SET & GUESTS!' EP

Recording artist, backing vocals and tambourine on the pop / soul track I Spy With My Little Eye from the Tony Cannam Set's EP.

Available on iTunes
Released 14 January, 2008
© & ℗ 2007 British Soul Standard / ℗ 2007 S. Gitau (ASCAP)


SEPTEMBER 2005

WRITER, RECORDING ARTIST & CO-PRODUCER, "BELIEVE" DEMO

Writer, recording artist, vocal arranger and co-producer of demo pop single Believe. Co-produced with the celebrated DJ / producer Des Mitchell and production duo the Beatbrothers.

For promotional use only.
© & ℗ 2005 S. Gitau (ASCAP) / ℗ 2005 D. Mitchell, S. Gitau, I. Flockhart & A. Gold

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2004

RECORDING ARTIST, 'SWEET COMMUNICATION' THE SOULNATURALS ALBUM

Recording artist, vocal arranger, backing vocals and tambourine on single: If It's War (You're Looking For) and on album tracks: Lead Me To The Water, Sunshine Waiting For You, Building On A Bad Foundation & Heaven Knows Why I Love You from The Soulnaturals album Sweet Communication. Backing vocals on: You Give Me Hope.

Available on iTunes
Released 2004
© & ℗ 2004 Fighting Chance Records / ℗ S. Gitau (ASCAP)


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JANUARY 2004

FEATURED VOCALIST, 'THE BRITISH AT MIDEM 2004' COMPILATION

Lead Me To The Water single featured on The British At MIDEM 2004 compilation.

Available on CD
Released January, 2004 For promotional use only.
© & ℗ 2004 The British Phonographic Industry Limited


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APRIL 2000

RECORDING ARTIST, "LEAD ME TO THE WATER" MAXI-SINGLE

Recording artist, vocal arranger, backing vocals and tambourine on soul / pop maxi-single Lead Me To The Water, by UK soulsters The A-Side, also featuring the Monaco String Quartet.

Available on CD and vinyl
Released 17 April, 2000
© & ℗ 1999 Fighting Chance Records / ℗ 1999 S. Gitau


'Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.' Victor Hugo