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Odd Years Drawing Lines in the sand

Submitted by on November 18, 2013 – 9:04 pmNo Comment

Odd YearsOdd Years, a new group from Guelph, Ont., have just released their debut record Drawing Lines.

Featuring members of Cuff the Duke, Minotaurs, and Lowlands, Odd Years are a new group on the scene making waves in Canadian folk music. They recently completed their debut record with producer Andy Magoffin (Great Lake Swimmers, Jim Guthrie.)

The eleven track album was released on Oct. 9 on vinyl and CD.

Opening with the subdued track, “Odd Year”, with its soft and spinning guitar and drum medleys. It has an oddly inviting tone, with pop vocals to match.

The next track “Sea Widows,” is a surfing inspired medley. It is a song you can picture having a margarita while listening to with ‘nothing but the sea-birds, serenading’ you.

“Patient” takes us further inland, with an almost honky-tonk sound, complete with slide guitar and classic whiskey bar tempo.

The title track is a slow dance jam that paints a wonderful picture of regret. Another notable song is “Harder I Work” which comes in with a slow bass-line, picking up tempo into an classic sounding ballad, complete with background harmonies.

Overall, the album feels like the soundtrack to hanging out with your friends. It is warm, inviting, and fun to listen to, while masking indepth lyrical content.

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