Fantasy Island (#ShinsVanContest)

by Avenue Eight

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We had a lot of fun covering our favorite song off the new Shins album for the #ShinsVanContest.


released April 3, 2017
Video: Garrett Hughes

Written by James Mercer
Originally performed by The Shins

Vocals: Franco Giacomarra
Drums: Fano Giacomarra
Piano: Matt Coakley
Guitar: Justin Toto
Congas: Felipe Ranjo
Horns: Murphy Agger, Matt Fitzpatrick, Walker Alexander

Tracking and Mixing: Matt Coakley and Ben Weiss
Mastered by Ben Weiss



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Avenue Eight Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Funk/pop/soul music from Philly. We have 11 people in our band ("Avenue Eight? More like Avenue Eleven!") and we have a really good time trying to fit ourselves onto small stages. Someday we're gonna be the next T.O.P. but for now we sound like a poor man's Bruno Mars and we're really okay with that. ... more

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