In The Shallows

In The ShallowsIn The Shallows are a Wellington based Acoustic Folk-Pop Duo formed by Danni Parsons and Lance Shepherd. Described as diverse modern folk music with a silken and distinctive sound that weaves together soaring harmonies, mesmerising vocals and acoustic guitars with relatable lyrics about intricate tales of love, loss, connection, redemption and empowerment.

Lance has worked as a professional musician/producer since leaving high school. Based in London through the 2000’s as a touring/recording guitarist with Martina Topley-Bird (ex Tricky) Lance has worked with a number of producers such as Johnny Dolla (Massive Attack) Leila Arab (Bjork) has played a number of high profile shows throughout Europe and the US including BBC2, Later… With Jools Holland, Montreaux Jazz Festival and SXSW.

Born & raised in Wales, Danni settled in NZ in 2005. Once settled in Wellington she went on to co-write lyrics with Mara Simpson (Mara and the Bushkas) and performed alongside other well accomplished NZ musicians in Wellington band 'Soul Caravan'. Danni also works in theatre and film. 

Full band Line up includes Andrew Bain (Fur Patrol) and Nick Brown (Eb & Sparrow).