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Jordan Klassen, The Carlines

Sat. December 2nd 2017 Lucky Bar $12.50

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Jordan Klassen, The Carlines

Big Intruder is an album about growing up and making adult decisions. The eleven...
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Sat. December 2nd 2017 Lucky Bar (No Minors)
7:00pm $12.50

Artists

Jordan Klassen
The Carlines
from Victoria BC
Available for Shows/Gigs

Presented by:

Atomique Productions
All Genres, All Venues, mainly leading touring acts. We are ...
Victoria BC
Open / Operational

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Physical tickets at: Lyles Place

Event Description

Big Intruder is an album about growing up and making adult decisions. The eleven tracks, which Jordan Klassen wrote and recorded in his own studio in Vancouver, venture away from the whimsical soundscapes of his past work and exude themes of growth and maturity, both in lyrics and sound.

The record was written as a deliberate reaction to Klassen's own inclinations in songwriting. The singer-songwriter moniker has long caused him discomfort, as he felt that it connoted a very specific sound, namely “acoustic guitars and shitty coffee shops.” In past records such as Javelin (2016) and Repentance (2013), Klassen strived for a cinematic sound, avoiding drum kits and anything that sounded like a band. In Big Intruder, Klassen confronts those prejudices. He spent a lot of time listening to the greats—Harry Nilsson, Paul McCartney and John Lennon, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell—and broadened his own understanding of the singer-songwriter concept. Now, he sees it less as a specific sound, and more as the act of one person telling a story. The resulting songs are intimate and personal, guided by a sense of honesty and vulnerability.

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Lucky Bar
517 Yates
Bar / Nightclub
Capacity188
Open / Operational

Event Poster

Jordan Klassen, The Carlines @ Lucky Bar Dec 2 2017 - May 26th @ Lucky Bar

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