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Kathleen Edwards, Justin Rutledge

Sun. May 25th 2008 8:00 pm Element (No Minors) 8:00 pm
Tickets at: Lyles Place,
Presented by: Atomique Productions
In January 2007, I started working with Jim Scott at Plyrz studios. I had wanted to work with Jim ever since I read his name on the back cover of Whiskeytown’s Strangers Almanac. We hit it off so well mixing my last album Back To Me that it was an easy decision to go back for more and have him work on this new album Asking For Flowers. A dream come true, I had to frequently pinch myself having him by my side during the making of this record.

My hope for this record was to play with some musicians I had not yet worked with. To see through a sonic vision living in my head. To commit myself to being precise as well as open-minded. To have bare-bones folk songs, but also lush instrumental pieces. Most importantly, I wanted to write songs that tell a story, be it mine or someone else’s with honesty and integrity. These songs came from a very true place in my heart, perhaps the reason they took so long to write. Plus, I finally got to do my first guitar solo (it’s on “Run”), which is a major accomplishment when you’re married to a guitarist extraordinaire.

Kathleen Edwards (Alt-Country)

Ottawa native Kathleen Edwards spent 2010/2011 cooped up recording a new record with co-producer Justin Vernon (aka Bon Iver). The first fruits of their labour can be heard on the just released 7" entitled Wapusk. The full-length album, Voyageur, is scheduled for release in January 2012. Since the release of her debut LP, Failer (2003), Kathleen... more info
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