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Lost & Profound


Country of origin:

Canada

Type of music generally:

Country-flavoured contemporary folk

Status:

Most recent release, Love's Sweet Messenger (1996)

See also:

Wikipedia's entry on Lost & Profound

Comparisons:

Cowboy Junkies

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Lisa Boudreau has one of those beautifully liquid voices that immediately gets my attention. It reminds me a big of Karin Bergquist's (of Over The Rhine). The band's style is rather like a slightly more country-flavoured Cowboy Junkies. (Neile)

Recommended first album:

Lost & Profound

Recordings:


Lost & Profound

Release info:

1992—Polygram (Canada)—513 251-2

Availability:

Canadian sources, possibly out of print

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended for fans of countryish folk

Group members:

Lisa Boudreau—vocals, percussion
Terry Tompkins—guitars, vocals

Guest artists:

David (Quinton) Steinberg—drums
lan Beardsell—mandolin, guitar
Anton Evans—bass
Allen Baekeland—backing vocals, bass on 3 tracks
Vic D'Arste—Hammond organ, piano
Dave Allen—violin
Lynn Simmons—backing vocals on 3 tracks
Pineapple Frank Barth—pedal steel, lap steel
Andy Ryan—lead guitar on 1 track
Richard Bennett—electric guitar on 3 tracks
Kevin Gould—accordion
David Murphy—piano on 1 track
Kate Smith—violin on 1 track
Corrina Linguini—belly dancer bells on 1 track

Produced by:

Terry Tompkins

Comments:

The first track of this disc "Winter Raging" is stunningly beautiful and a wonderful use of Lisa Boudreau's gorgeous voice. The rest of the album is a little more usual—pleasant but not outstanding folk music made a little more interesting by the vocals. (Neile)

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