Songs + Albums

Over 500 Original Songs

Shannon has written and recorded over five hundred original songs. They are all copyrighted and all lyrics are documented. We would be more than happy to share this whole collection of songs to you. If you have any special music you are looking for your films or projects, we would love to dig through the collection to find you what you need.

Musical Styles

Musically Adjacent Cruise is a meeting of many styles from Acoustic, Rock, Folk, Blues, Country, Pop, Classical, Jazz, Reggae, Alternative and more. While predominantly original, Adjacent Cruise love good songs and you may hear some old legend music at our shows. We perform as solo, duo, trio to a full band.


Influenced & Inspired by

Sublime, Jack Johnson, Damien Rice, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beethoven and everything out there that shines in such a way we become so influenced and inspired.



“Light as a Feather, Heavy like the Sun” by Adjacent Cruise (2019)
Music written and performed by Shannon Richardson and Yuen Yee Richardson. Recorded at Handwritten Recording, Chicago, IL. This 20-track album showcases a variety of musical styles of the two musicians on various instruments. Listen to the full album on Spotify, Bandcamp, and all other music streaming platforms. Physical CDs and Vinyl Records available in our online shop and at live shows. 

Hidden Engines (2016): Recorded and Performed by Shannon Richardson. Listen on Spotify

Solid Rocket Booster (2012): Recorded by Shannon Richardson Band. Songs including: Shower Shoes – Crashing Down – Beautiful Life Is – So Disco – Lucid – Wild Birds – Hear Us In Heaven – So High – The Doors Will Fly Open – Everybody Knows But Me – Cracked Up to Be – The Save the World. Listen on Spotify or purchase on CDbaby

Solo Compilations (2012): Recorded by Shannon Richardson. Songs including: Don’t Get Ahead – Everything – Somewhere in Between – Wild Birds – Sanity – Armed – Tight Jeans – The Doors Will Fly Open – Girl From Yesterday – I Still Love You So.

And more in database – available upon request.