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There’s Something(ness) about Our Lady Peace

There’s Something(ness) about Our Lady Peace


[Photo: Our Lady Peace by Ashley Osborn]

Our Lady Peace is without misfortune one in all Canada’s most iconic alt-rock bands, having released endless hit singles since their debut album in 1994, together with immediately recognizable songs like “Starseed,” “Automatic Flowers,” “One Man Military,” “Someplace Out There,” and loads, many extra. But they’re now not ones to leisure on their laurels. The band is aid with their first album in six years, Somethingness, which comprises the contemporary single “Good to Meet You.” In this conversation, bassist and long-time member Duncan Coutts chats with Canadian Musician’s Michael Raine about writing and recording basically the most up-to-date album and the most effective scheme it felt varied with contemporary drummer Jason Pierce. Duncan also talks about frontman Raine Maida’s distinctive scream, which he calls “a blessing and a curse,” pushing contemporary sonic boundaries, balancing aged hits with contemporary discipline topic, ‘90s nostalgia, and the most effective scheme they’ve kept all of it going for 20+ years in an industry that has seen vital upheaval. As neatly, Duncan explains why, even supposing many serene tell they are a serious stamp act, this show veil day, they’re “as indie as any Toronto birth-up band.”