Jana Heller - Laughing in Crime cover

Laughing in Crime is Jana's first release on CD. It was released in 1996 on Cycle Records and launched at the Twelve-Bar Club in London (voted Best Venue for Acoustic Music in 1996). Jana and her band played to a capacity crowd, and were supported by Judith Silver, Suzanne Chawner and poet Tamar Yosselof.

Track listing:

  1. Laughing in Crime
  2. Hunger (listen)
  3. Mirror
  4. See Mystery
  5. Mad Waltzing (listen)
  6. Innocent Ways (listen)
  7. (You Could Be) Somebody To Love
  8. Love is a Temporary Thing
  9. Your Heart Can Sing
  10. Let It Ride
  11. Promise Land
  12. Light The Lamp, Babe

All tracks written by Jana Heller © 1995

Produced by Nigel Stonier

Laughing in Crime, See Mystery, Mad Waltzing, Your Heart Can Sing all recorded at Revolution Studios, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire UK. Engineered by Darrin Tidsey.

Hunger, Mirror, Innocent Ways, (You Could Be) Somebody To Love, Love is a Temporary Thing, Let It Ride, Promise Land, Light The Lamp, Babe all recorded at Swallow Studios, Cheshire UK. Engineered by Andy Blythe.

Laughing in Crime is available from record stores in the U.S. on import: Catalog numbers are Cycle CD003 for compact disc, Cycle C003 for cassette.

The album features the following musicians:

Jana Heller - vocals, electric and acoustic guitar, dulcimer and piano

Mike Hehir - guitar

Paul Burgess - drums and percussion

Nigel Stonier - bass, 12-string guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, organ, backing vocals

Ken Nichol - guitar

Andy Blythe - percussion and programming

Sara Austin - backing vocals

Paul Rhodes - guitar

Clare Teal - backing vocals

Alistair Gordon - backing vocals

Fluffy - violin

Pete Zorn - percussion, sax, penny whistle, Energy Tree, tamborine, chimes

Darrin Tidsey - percussion and bass

Musicians featured at album launch:

Jana Heller - vocals, guitar, dulcimer

Stephanie Grafitti - Gibson/Zeta electric fiddle

Jim Bean - upright bass, accordian

Colin Mutimer - Congas and percussion



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