Monday, August 24, 2009

'Song of the Week': The Rural Alberta Advantage-"Don't Haunt This Place"

Ever since receiving this one in the mail from, The Rural Alberta Advantage I knew I wanted to feature one of the tracks as the 'Song of the Week'. The trouble is there's so many songs off the disc that have caught my ear that it was hard to choose just one to feature. One thing that will stand out right away when you listen to the disc is RAA drummer, Paul Banwatt, who's stellar work gives the LP an undeniable urgent feel. The bands debut album, Hometowns actually has been around since '08 as a self release, but this Summer saw it's re-issue after signing on with the indie label, Saddle Creek. The RAA was born out of Canadian singer/songwriter Nils Edenloff's exodus from Edmonton, Alberta to Toronto, Ontario in 2003 that not only inspired the band's name, but also became the meat of his subject matter on the debut, documenting his loneliness and feelings of being homesick after the move.

Get familiar with the track "Don't Haunt This Place" from 'Hometowns' below.

Dont Haunt This Place - The Rural Alberta Advantage

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