June 27, 2009

Urban Preacher: Urban Preacher

The six tracks on the self-titled Urban Preacher EP are a showcase for the band's versatility. They play southern rock, blues, soul, funk and singer Myrrhine Faller even throws in some rap in the vein of Blondie's Rapture.

The Toronto band feels most at ease when they can rock out in bluesy tracks like On The Rooftop and Moanin' The Blues. The new single Vintage Girl is a powerful ballad name checking Deep Purple's Smoke On The Water. With a sound that is firmly rooted in the Seventies the sextet thrives in a live setting. No wonder that they recorded the EP "from the floor".

Urban Preacher:
Myrrhine Faller: vocals
Jordan Safer: keys, guitar, harp
Neil Hendry: lead guitar
Henrigues: bass
Justin Ruppel: drums
Anthony Rinaldi: saxophone

Urban Preacher

Urban Preacher is a self-released album. Buy it from the band's website.

Tracks:
  1. On The Rooftop
  2. Vintage Girl
  3. Strange Obsession
  4. Moanin' The Blues
  5. Lady Luck
  6. It's A Living

Urban Preacher is on the road Canada this summer:

  • 06/27 Maxwell’s Music House, Waterloo, Ontario
  • 06/30 Cadillac Lounge, Toronto, Ontario
  • 07/04 The Central, Toronto, Ontario
  • 07/05 The Central, Toronto, Ontario
  • 08/22 Boo Radley’s Bar & Grill, Toronto, Ontario
  • 08/25 Johny B, Whitby, Ontario
  • 08/26 Brutopia, Montreal, Quebec
  • 08/27 Paul’s Wharf, St. George, New Brunswick
  • 08/29 Fibbers, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
  • 08/30 5 Points Lounge, Moncton, New Brunswick
  • 09/01 Gus’ Pub, Halifax
  • 09/02 Tribeca, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 09/03 Baba’s Lounge, Charlottetown, Prince Edward
  • 09/05 Le Vieux Poele, Edmundston, New Brunswick
  • 09/23 The Cameron House, Toronto, Ontario
  • 09/24 The Rainbow, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 09/26 Brutopia, Montreal, Quebec

» urbanpreacher.ca
» myspace.com/urbanpreacher

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