Mike Melaniphy is a guitarist/ singer/ songwriter from Chicago who has just released his debut album, 'Shadows' by 'The Reckoning'. Involving the talent of several talented studio musicians, Mike was able to put together a diversified compilation of songs incorporating strong lyrics, melodic passages, and eloquent style reminiscent of current musical trends. With the aide of co-producer/ engineer, Doug Ackman, the album was completed in November 2003. Strong highlights to the album include 'Right Way', 'Count The Ways', What If We Shine', and 'Watch What You Say'. This recording also includes a remake of Thunderclap Newman's 1960 British hit, 'Something In The Air', which sets the mood for the CD. If you're looking for something that will move you and uplift your spirits with inviting melodies then give this one a listen!