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Kathleen Edwards

Kathleen Edwards (born July 11, 1978 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Her blend of country, folk and pop music made her a favourite of music critics, and a rising star on radio in 2003 with her debut album, Failer, made popular by her hit singles “Six O’Clock News” and “Hockey Skates” Her style of music is sometimes placed in the music genre “alt-country”.

In 1999, Edwards recorded a six-song EP entitled Building 55 and pressed 500 copies. By the fall of 2000, she was on tour across Canada managing her own gigs. In 2001 she wrote seven of the te ...read more

Kathleen Edwards (born July 11, 1978 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Her blend of country, folk and pop music made her a favourite of music critics, and a rising star on radio in 2003 with her debut album, Failer, made popular by her hit singles “Six O’Clock News” and “Hockey Skates” Her style of music is sometimes placed in the music genre “alt-country”.

In 1999, Edwards recorded a six-song EP entitled Building 55 and pressed 500 copies. By the fall of 2000, she was on tour across Canada managing her own gigs. In 2001 she wrote seven of the ten songs for her 2003 debut release Failer.

Edwards married musician and producer Colin Cripps in 2004.

In 2005, Edwards released Back to Me, which also garnered considerable critical acclaim, and led to the release of the singles “Back to Me” and “In State”. The track “Summerlong” also featured on the soundtrack of the movie Elizabethtown starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst.

In 2006, she was nominated for Juno Awards for Songwriter of the Year and Adult Alternative Album of the Year for Back to Me.

On March 4, 2008, her new CD, Asking for Flowers, arrived to excellent reviews. « hide

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Voyageur
01/17/2012

3
8 Votes
Asking for Flowers
2008

3.6
10 Votes
Back to Me
2005

4
1 Votes
Failer
2003

3.8
2 Votes

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