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Our Lady Peace

Formed in 1992 by frontman Raine Maida and guitarist Mike Turner, Our Lady Peace (OLP) quickly became a Canadian musicpowerhousewiththe release of 1994's Naveed. Following in the footsteps of grunge, OLP immediately earned comparisons to Stone TemplePilots and evenLedZeppelin, due to their angst and raw sound.

Led by Maida’s unique vocals, almost in the same vein of Billy Corgan, OLP’s sophomore effort, Clumsy, debuted in 1997 and went ontoreachplatinum status in the U.S. Singles such as “Clumsy” and “Superman’s Dead” helped lift the band into the mainstream in ...read more

Formed in 1992 by frontman Raine Maida and guitarist Mike Turner, Our Lady Peace (OLP) quickly became a Canadian musicpowerhousewiththe release of 1994's Naveed. Following in the footsteps of grunge, OLP immediately earned comparisons to Stone TemplePilots and evenLedZeppelin, due to their angst and raw sound.

Led by Maida’s unique vocals, almost in the same vein of Billy Corgan, OLP’s sophomore effort, Clumsy, debuted in 1997 and went ontoreachplatinum status in the U.S. Singles such as “Clumsy” and “Superman’s Dead” helped lift the band into the mainstream in the Stateswithamore alternative sound. Also with Clumsy came a change at bass, with Duncan Coutts (who was intended to be the band’sfirstbassist)replacing Chris Eacrett.

In 1999, Our Lady Peace released Happiness… Is Not A Fish You Can Catch, more of a classic rocker than their first two albums.PerhapsOLP’smost critically acclaimed album, Spiritual Machines, came in 2000. Often called "a poor man’s OK Computer," Spiritual Machineswasaconcept album loosely based on author Ray Kurzweil’s book, "The Age of Spiritual Machines." As acclaimed as the album may havebeen,itssales were the worst the band had experienced to that point, and OLP made two major changes.

Before their 2002 comeback album, Gravity, founding member Turner left due to creative differences and was replaced by SteveMazur.Alsoout was longtime producer Arnold Lanni, and in was Bob Rock. With these two moves came a major change in sound, as OLPturnedmoreradio. friendly, off the success of their biggest hit, “Somewhere Out There.” Most notably, Maida’s falsetto was virtually nowhere tobeseen onGravity, as opposed to the previous four albums, where it was a staple. The album would go gold in the US, and OLP wouldcontinueworkingwith Bob Rock for their 2005 album, Healthy in Paranoid Times. « hide

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LPs
Curve
04/03/2012

3.1
35 Votes
Burn Burn
2009

3.1
85 Votes
Healthy In Paranoid Times
2005

3.1
131 Votes
Gravity
2002

3.2
230 Votes
Spiritual Machines
2000

3.9
197 Votes
Happiness...
1999

4
244 Votes
Clumsy
1997

3.9
289 Votes
Naveed
1994

3.8
189 Votes
Live Albums
Live from Calgary and Edmonton
2003

3.9
36 Votes
Compilations
A Decade
2006

4
28 Votes

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