Posts Tagged ‘under cover’

darling dear dear darling

Monday, March 9th, 2015

I have a couple of things to share! 

First – I recorded a version of the beautiful Mary Margaret O'Hara song Dear Darling last year, and it's now available as a free download via the Latent Recordings Under Cover series. Follow the prompts on this link to get it! If you don't know Mary Margaret's music, you should check it out – she is a rare treasure. My version of Dear Darling also features some pretty playing by Matthew Bailey and Noah Reid – thanks you two! 

Second – my darling dear friend Tamara Lindeman (aka the Weather Station) is going to put out her much-anticipated new album Loyalty in May. It is so beautiful! The folks at Stereogum previewed one of the tracks recently and you must hear it! I've posted the track below, you can read the Stereogum feature here

AND FINALLY – one nice note: The Calling  (the drum n bass song that I made with my friend Rene LaVice) has been in steady heavy rotation on BBC Radio in the UK as part of their A List! We are blessed to be occupying space on the list next to Kanye, Rihanna, and Paul McCartney !!  If you haven't heard the song you can listen on youtube here

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Tom Petty Cover / Torontoisgood

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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Last winter I became obsessed with the Tom Petty song "Only a Broken Heart", from the album Wildflowers. My friend Noah Reid and I worked out an arrangement of it and sang it together at various shows and parties that season. In early Spring, Mike Timmins asked me if I'd like to contribute a recording to his new series of cover-song recordings by Latent artists, and I knew I had just the song! 

Our version of Only a Broken Heart (which also features Matt Bailey on electric guitar) is now available as a free download as part of the Under Cover project. By clicking here you get a free download of that song, as well as the Cowboy Junkies new cover of the Springsteen classic Thunder Road. You can read more about the Under Cover series on the Cowboy Junkies site here

Noah Reid is a wonderful musician – he has quietly been working on his debut album, which will be out sometime in the near future – keep your eyes peeled! 

In other news, the song Sad Man off my new album Nonbeliever was featured in the latest Torontoisgood podcast along with a bunch of other awesome music by Toronto artists. You can listen to it here

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