Full setlist (and lots more pictures and some videos) below. Leslie Feist, Emily Haines, and Kevin Drew may serve as the group's ambassadors, but BSS are a ship requiring the whole crew to stay afloat, and Hug of Thunder is buoyant with inclusiveness and … Feel Good Lost was released by Noise Factory Records in 2001, as the group's debut. By Mishki Vaccaro | 05/07/2013. Toronto Island Concert June 19, 2010. Feist Wants to Ask You Some Questions About Sadness The New York Times . One of my personal favourite Broken Social Scene songs has a fantastic guitar line running through it and an even better chorus. So not really a cover, just her singing “Lover’s Spit” instead of Kevin Drew. Factory5. Islands On The Coast2. Listen to albums and tracks from Broken Social Scene. Social Sharing I heard Beach House as I walked up, but I never actually saw them. Ungrateful Little Father (with John McEntire)15. I even caught the last ten minutes of The Raveonettes who played before the Stooges on the outdoor stage which was in the middle of a Times Square-like area of town. Perhaps no other song in the catalogue provides the listener with a quintessential BSS experience than “Anthems For a Seventeen-Year-Old Girl”: lo-fi aesthetics, musical experimentation, an epic build, and heart-on-your-sleeve lyrics. The General Specific9. More about BSS and Band of Horses, with a ton of pictures and some videos and both setlists, below...---. BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE You Forgot It In People (Paper Bag) Rating: NNNNN Rating: NNNNN. Then came Broken Social Scene and they were in top form - it was my favorite time ever seeing them. And that's something they do quite well. At the same time! It’s very loud and great. Following the plodding, precious ballad 'Sweetest Kill,' both Feist and Metric's Emily Haines appeared for 'Sentimental X's,' which had the crowd onside from the start." So many "great" bands of my past have attempted a return without much success. Broken Social Scene - Texico Bitches w/ Spiral Stairs, Broken Social Scene "7/4 (Shoreline)" - Toronto Island Concert, 2010, Broken Social Scene, Lover's Spit. Leslie Feist (born 13 February 1976), better known by her stage name Feist, is a Canadian indie pop singer-songwriter and guitarist, performing both as a solo artist and as a member of the indie rock group Broken Social Scene. Older13. Art House Director8. The weather on Saturday in Toronto was hot and beautiful and Band of Horses (who played Grand Central Station in NYC one night earlier) (and the Williamsburg Waterfront in NYC one night later) sounded great as they played out to the thousands of people who were either watching them... or waiting on line for something. Broken Social Scene is a crazy quilt of people from other indie rock bands, come together apparently just to make music. Broken Social Scene is reuniting this summer for an Arts and Crafts anniversary festival. Cigarettes, Wedding Bands12. Sebastien Grainger (DFA1979) and John McEntire (Tortoise/Sea and Cake) also joined BSS on stage on Saturday, June 19th, on Toronto's Olympic Island. In addition to Pleasure, Feist will appear on the new Broken Social Scene album that’s due out sometime this summer. Toronto Island Concert June 19, 2010, Broken Social Scene with Emily Haines and Feist - Sentimental X's, BSS setlist1. It was a complete madhouse (a free show in the middle of town open to anyone... with Iggy Pop), but more on that later. “Superconnected,” not unlike “Forced To Love,” is really let off the leash in concert, with Justin Peroff’s drums driving the song to its conclusion. The letter is … Broken Social Scene, "Can't Find My Heart (Premiere)" Broken Social Scene, "1972 (Premiere)" Broken Social Scene, "I'll Bring The Sun " Broken Social Scene, "TBT" Broken Social Scene, "Lover's Spit (with Feist)" Broken Social Scene, "Ibi Dreams Of Pavement " Cold Play, "A Rush Of Blood To The Head" Alice Boman, "Mississippi" Pink Floyd, "A Pillow Of Winds" Buffy Sainte-Marie, "Helpless" … Between sets, browse local art and stuff yourself with gourmet Toronto Underground Market food. Honestly, it's been so long since I was into these guys that I've grown just a tad nervous about their return. Broken Social Scene’s self-titled record is, for lack of a better term, weird. It is righteous but warm, angry but loving, melodic but uncompromising. And it even has a music video! These next two songs could be debated as to whether or not they are “Feist songs” as Kevin Drew owns half of the vocals on this one but, come on, this is Feist’s song. Ahhhh Broken Social Scene. Another song that doesn’t really have a clear lead vocalist but does, however, have the distinction of being the only Broken Social Scene song to feature Leslie Feist, Emily Haines, and Amy Milan on vocals. Then Feist made her way onstage for '7/4 (Shoreline),' dancing around the stage when not sharing vocal duties with Drew. Also it rules. The Funeral, played Grand Central Station in NYC one night earlier, RELIVE IT: The 2019 Coney Island Mermaid Parade in pics, Black Bouquet evoke early 2000s goth, emo & post-punk on debut EP (listen), Jon Hopkins covered Thom Yorke’s “Dawn Chorus” (listen), Black Thought, Elvis Costello, DJ Premier, T-Bone Burnett & more form new g…, Devon Kay & the Solutions offer up anthemic indie-punk on new song “A Littl…, Vegas hardcore band The End of Everything prep new EP for War Against (watc…, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard share new single “If Not Now, Then When?”. Nothing beats those hand claps. World Sick 2. The initial sound of Broken Social Scene was that of mostly instrumental, home-recorded post-rock. Join Napster and access full-length songs on your phone, computer or home audio device. Fire Eye'd Boy6. As painful as it was to leave while BSS was playing their last song (aka I didn't stay for Pavement), I made the decision that I was going to catch The Stooges who played a competing show at Young Dundas Square at 9:30. She has released 5 solo studio albums, a remix album, and 4 albums with Broken Social Scene. Now, hundreds of Toronto musicians, such as Feist, Broken Social Scene and PUP, have signed an open letter demanding the city do better for these individuals. All to All10. Feist wants to ask you some questions about sadness the new york times on time constructing an external self and her most selfish endeavour ever nz herald unnamed pain that inspired pleasure rolling stone fuck yeah. The Find: t-shirts inspired by Broken Social Scene, Feist and other Canadian musicians By Mishki Vaccaro | May 7, 2013. You’ve Been Missing This Hidden Cards Against Humanity Card All Along, This artist drew self-portraits on 50 different drugs (Photos), The 25 Most Iconic Music Videos of the ‘90s. My trip off the island was much quicker than my trip on. She dominates, especially on “we’ve got love and hate it’s the only way” and when she belts the song’s climax of “I think it’s almost crime.”. The only problem perhaps with the set - aside from Drew irked that his guitar pedals weren't working - was how it seemed to peak halfway through. Co-headlined by Feist and Broken Social Scene—coming back from an extended hiatus for what we can only hope is the first of many return engagements—the day-long lineup also includes top acts like Stars, Bloc Party and Timber Timbre. Feist to reunite with Broken Social Scene on band's new album "Tomorrow I go join my broken brothers to add my 'loverspit' to the new #brokensocialscene album." Broken Social Scene with Emily Haines and Feist - Sentimental X's. On Hug of Thunder the 15 members of Broken Social Scene - well, the 15 who play on the record, including returnees Leslie Feist and Emily Haines - refract their varying emotions, methods and techniques into something that doesn't just equal their other albums, but surpasses them. Cause = Time9. Broken Social Scene were on the road at the time, leaving little time for Drew to mourn the loss of his friend. Compliments7. One of the rockier Broken Social Scene tracks, “Forced To Love” really finds its footing in a live setting. It took me a while to get to the ferry, get on the ferry, get to the island, and then walk to the actual concert space. Because nothing celebrates the return of a group like arguing over someone’s opinion about what the best song is. Texico Bitches (with Spiral Stairs)4. And if you don’t believe me, well, then you’re wrong. Is There A Ghost?3. It is also Canadian law that any new indie band must cover this song at their first practice. The Great Salt Lake4. I wasn't worried about catching Timber Timbre because I saw them the night before in a club (more on that later), and I knew I wasn't getting there by 1:00 (after being out till 4am at NXNE shows the night before) so I didn't even try. A song that’s in the running for the title of best Broken Social Scene song, not just best Kevin Drew song, brings the most adventurous Broken Social Scene record to a close. Below, check out the tracklist for … One of my personal favourite tracks on Forgiveness Rock Record, Lisa Lobsinger’s lone lead vocal performance is a great one. Gentleman Reg was in the house (the 2nd NXNE event I spotted him at), There's lots to do on the island besides see a concert. One of my high school favorites. The most famous of the Broken Social Scene cabal, Leslie Feist’s third-best song is technically a cover of a Broken Social Scene song. The Keith Richards to Kevin Drew’s Mick Jagger (kinda), Brendan Canning’s lone lead vocal on Forgiveness Rock Record is a fun little rock tune with one of the great Broken Social Scene vocal lines: “It’s too bad the monkey’s on your shouuulldahh.”. His post on the headliner is coming later. The first song with a “normal” structure on the legendary You Forgot It In People with one of the best bass lines in Canadian indie rock. “Meet Me In The Basement” is an instrumental song but, hear me out, it also happens to be my favourite Broken Social Scene song and I couldn’t make a list of Broken Social Scene songs and leave it off. Culture. Let It Die: Feist, Tony Scherr, Traditional, Broken Social Scene, Renaud Letang: Amazon.ca: Music Sweetest Kill14. Broken Social Scene were a collective in the best sense of the word, and the ever-expanding and -contracting nature of the group was built into its foundation. It takes what was already a great song and just makes it a little bit lovelier. Feist and Emily Haines together on stage contributed strongly to the specialness (par for the course for Toronto), and Lisa Lobsinger no longer feels like the new girl. So not really a cover, just her singing “Lover’s Spit” instead of Kevin Drew. Fortunately, that might not be the case for Broken Social Scene. That changed on the island. Stars and Sons 3. Weed Party6. Sentimental X's (with Emily Haines)11. Feist, PUP, members of Broken Social Scene and more join the Encampment Support Network in supporting unhoused people against evictions. Beloved Toronto indie-rock mob Broken Social Scene and its old pal Leslie Feist will headline the fifth annual Field Trip festival at Fort York this spring.. From 2002 to 2004 female vocalists Emily Haines, Leslie Feist, and Amy Millan rotated between availability from their own bands, until a full-time replacement was found in 2005 with Lisa Lobsinger. Oct 17, 2002 . Drew, Canning, Peroff, and Spearin were at the core of the band that cut Broken Social Scene's second album, 2002's You Forgot It in People, though the lineup had expanded to 11 musicians, including Cranley, Crossingham, Feist, Haines, Priddle, Shaw, and Whiteman. A little more danceable than most songs on FRR that really takes off during its final chorus. He missed Band of Horses but stayed for Pavement. Broken Social Scene have always had politics at heart, and Hug Of Thunder comes at a time when their downstairs neighbor is going through its craziest upheaval since You Forgot It … Andrew Frisicano was with me on the island. Feist is a Canadian-American singer and songwriter who has not only led a successful career as a solo artist but has also performed with rock bands like Broken Social Scene, By Divine Right, and Royal City. Leslie Feist (born February 13, 1976) is a singer and songwriter from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada. Okay, I’m cheating here. 7/4 (Shoreline) (with Feist)5. I could hear Beach House playing through a lot of that but completely missed seeing them by the time I got to the actual stage. Ode to LRC14. Former Apostle of Hustle frontman Andrew Whiteman’s contribution to Forgiveness Rock Record is a fun, bouncy track that scores points with me because it employs a horn section and horn sections typically enhance any song. With a foreword by Carl Wilson, author of Celine Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste. Her 2nd, 3rd, and 4th solo albums titled Let It Die (2004), The Reminder (2007), and … Broken Social Scene’s whirlwind of performers that rotate in and out of the band have included such famous musicians as Feist and John McEntire of the band Tortoise, but the band has always included its principle songwriters Kevin Drew and Brendan Canning. [Toronto Sun]. In fact, though I've seen the band more times than I can remember over the past six years, I was never 100% comfortable with their live show before. The most relaxing Broken Social Scene song. Water in Hell13. Lines were definitely a problem on the island. Ibi Dreams of Pavement (A Better Day), --Band of Horses setlist1. New and Notable Releases. From time to time (mostly at hometown shows in Toronto) one of the women may without prior announcement resume their role on their trademark songs. Broken Social Scene, Lover's Spit. BSS setlist 1. No One's Gonna Love You11. Trudy10. BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE. By Matt Galloway. It takes what was already a great song and just makes it a little bit lovelier. Drew, Canning, Peroff, and Spearin were at the core of the band that cut Broken Social Scene's second album, 2002's You Forgot It in People, though the lineup had expanded to 11 musicians, including Cranley, Crossingham, Feist, Haines, Priddle, Shaw, and Whiteman. World Sick2. Laredo8. With the imminent return of Broken Social Scene, we thought it would be prudent to create a ranking of the best songs by each member of the band. However, from there things got bigger and better, with Metric's James Shaw and Pavement's Scott Kannberg helping out on the danceable 'Texico Bitches.' I left my downtown hotel in a cab at 3pm, and though the ferry station was only a ten minute drive away, I didn't actually get to the stage area until around around 4:45. You usually had to wait a long time for food, bathrooms and most frustratingly to many, beer. Put this one on while lounging on a patio in the summer. Maybe it was because they were in their hometown of Toronto with all their friends (though sadly no Jason Collett or Amy Milan who are both on tour). Thirteen short stories inspired by Broken Social Scene’s groundbreaking album, You Forgot It In People. Lover's Spit (with Feist)16. Meet Me in the Basement17. Almost Crimes12. It also runs nearly ten minutes. I mean, really, it’s one of the best Canadian songs of all-time. Simple, thought-provoking lyrics ("we all want to f*** the cause") and velvety vocals are the icing on the cake -- the cake itself is the expansive, delicate, sometimes bombastic music with some wonderful pop hooks. Canadian Singer Leslie Feist Talks. The most famous of the Broken Social Scene cabal, Leslie Feist’s third-best song is technically a cover of a Broken Social Scene song. The song that ends the more experimental second act of the self-titled record, “Handjobs” is one of Brendan Canning’s best songs of his entire career, Broken Social Scene or otherwise. The full lineup for the 2010 edition of the annual Toronto Island Concert, which wasn't officially part of NXNE (but which did let in 250 badges) looked like this: 1:15 PM Toronto Revue (The Beauties, Flash Lightnin', Zeus)2:45PM Timber Timbre4:00PM Beach House5:15PM Band of Horses6:45PM Broken Social Scene9:00PM Pavement. Another song with a debatable lead vocal credit that Feist grabs and runs with, “Shoreline” is probably Broken Social Scene’s best known song (or at least one of them). I got a ferry immediately and then a cab immediately and I was 40 minutes early for Iggy. I saw Broken Social Scene for the first time on the Forgiveness Rock Record tour and this was one of those live tunes that I was thinking about for the next few days. Forced to Love7. The Find: t-shirts inspired by Broken Social Scene, Feist and other Canadian musicians. If you think California indie rock bands are overflowing and incestuous in their lineups, take a trip up to the Great White North. 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