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Elliott Brood

Canadian alt-folk/country group Elliott Brood formed in 2002 based around the songwriting of Windsor, Ontario natives Mark Sasso and Casey Laforet. Inspired by their mutual admiration for Neil Young, the Band, and the Flying Burrito Brothers, the two friends began playing together as a duo in Toronto. During one of their earliest shows, they befriended soundman Stephen Pitkin, who became involved first as their producer and later as their full-time percussionist. Adopting a rural-themed aesthetic, the group released its first EP, Tin Type, packaged in a paper bag that also contained a handmade Old West-style photo book. The EP fared well on college radio, and in 2005 they followed it up with their full-length debut, Ambassador, named after the Ambassador Bridge connecting Windsor with Detroit. All talented singers and multi-instrumentalists, Elliott Brood became known for swapping instruments on-stage and mixing dark acoustic roots sounds with more rock-oriented electric guitar songs. Their second album, Mountain Meadows, was shortlisted for the 2009 Polaris Prize and in 2010 they composed the score for the indie film Grown Up Movie Star. The following year they launched their own record label, Paper Bag Records, and released their third album, Days into Years. Continuing with their aggressive touring schedule, the band has shared bills with the Sadies, Wilco, the Black Crowes, and many more. In 2013 they revisited the sound of their earliest release with the all-acoustic Tin Type II EP. Working with an outside producer for the first time, they enlisted Ian Blurton to record their fourth LP, 2014's Work and Love. ~ Timothy Monger
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  1.   Song
  2.   The Valley Town
  3.   Write It All Down For You
  4.   Lindsay
  5.   Without Again
  6.   Their Will
  7.   Second Son
  8.   Superior
  9.   Hold You
  10.   If I Get Old
  11.   Nothing Left
  12.   Will They Bury Us?
  13.   President (35)
  14.   Woodward Avenue
  15.   Notes
  16.   31 Years
  17.   The Bridge
  18.   Acer Negundo
  19.   Johnny Rooke
  20.   The Spring Floods (Interlude)
  21.   Fingers And Tongues
  22.   Chuckwagon
  23.   Owen Sound
  24.   My Mother's Side
  25.   End of the Day
  26.   Tired
  27.   Jigsaw Heart
  28.   Mission Bell
  29.   The Body
  30.   Don't Take it Away
  31.   Back of the Lot
  32.   Miss You Now
  33.   My Friend
  34.   Garden River
  35.   W.W.y.H.M.B.
  36.   Better Times
  37.   Taken
  38.   Banjo Song
  39.   Lines
  40.   Northern Air
  41.   Jackson
  42.   Northern Air
  43.   Little Ones
  44.   Wolfgang
  45.   Twill
  46.   Each Other's Kids
  47.   West End Sky
  48.   T-Bill
  49.   W.I.A.D.F.Y.
  50.   Bowling Green
  51.   Oh, Alberta
  52.   Edge of Town
  53.   Only at Home
  54.   Cadillac Dust
  55.   Riding in Time
  56.   Johnny Rock
  57.   President
  58.   What Would You Have Me Believe

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