Kevin Hearn & Thin Buckle Preview Album With "Huntsville.ca"

posted July 6, 2009

Kevin Hearn & Thin Buckle Preview Album With "Huntsville.ca"

Critically acclaimed Canadian keyboardist and songwriter Kevin Hearn and his band Thin Buckle are set to release "Havana Winter" (Celery Music, July 28th), the fifth album and follow-up to their moody "The Miracle Mile." Perhaps best known as a skilled multi-instrumentalist in multi-platinum international pop group Barenaked Ladies, Hearn has long pursued a solo career that pushes the boundaries of common composition and performance.

"Havana Winter" features guest appearances by friends both old and new, including musical pioneers Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed. Reed recently honored Hearn with an invitation to play in his band at Lollapalooza in August.

On the fuzzed-out, organ-driven single "Huntsville.ca," Hearn crafts a story about a year-round resident of vacation town Huntsville, Ontario who laments the (quite literally) fair-weather friends. "Huntsville.ca" is humorous, melancholic, yet undeniably catchy.

Kevin Hearn & Thin Buckle are set to take these new songs and old favorites on the road this summer, including shows at Mercury Lounge in NYC, The Mint in LA, and World Café Live in Philadelphia.

Audio: Kevin Hearn & Thin Buckle - "Huntsville.ca"

Kevin Hearn & Thin Buckle Live:

  • Jul. 9 - Los Angeles, CA - The Mint
  • Jul. 12 - Vienna, VA - Jammin' Java
  • Jul. 13 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live
  • Jul. 14 - Cambridge, MA - TT The Bears
  • Jul. 16 - New York, NY - Mercury Lounge
  • Jul. 26 - Guelph, ON - Guelph Lake Island Hillside Festival
  • Jul. 28 - Halifax, NS - The Company House
  • Jul. 30 - Toronto, ON - The Dakota Tavern
  • Jul. 31 - Wakefield, QC - Blacksheep Inn
  • Aug. 9 - Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza, Grant Park
  • Sept. 26 - Toronto, ON - Enwave Theatre (Art of Time - The Abbey Road Sessions)
  • Sept. 27 - Toronto, ON - Enwave Theatre (Art of Time - The Abbey Road Sessions)

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