john southworth
  • 13h35

Folk / Acoustic

John Southworth is one of Canada’s most distinctive and iconoclastic music artists, respected for forging ahead with his own unique brand of music-making, while garnering high praise for his inimitable contribution – from both critics and contemporaries alike. His new record, “Human Cry” was recently released on Toronto’s Barnyard Records and features The South Seas (Andrew Downing –bass, Justin Haynes –guitar, Jean Martin –drums, Felicity Williams – voice), Human Cry’s supremely crafted, elegiac songs offer rare and intimate illuminations, artfully performed with seasoned precision and grace. « Remarkably straight-forward, beautiful and powerful. » – Herohill

« The best live show of 2010…will renew your faith in music » – Tom Powers, CBC’s ‘Deep Roots’

« Makes records with a delicious freedom » – Blogotheque

« Wonderful, sylvan, sprightly, uber-bolangaire, peculiar and smart.” Guy Maddin, Canadian film maker