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Elliott Brood

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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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  2.   Their Will
  3.   Write It All Down For You
  4.   The Valley Town
  5.   Lindsay
  6.   Without Again
  7.   Second Son
  8.   T-Bill
  9.   Chuckwagon
  10.   Little Ones
  11.   President (35)
  12.   Nothing Left
  13.   Jackson
  14.   Better Times
  15.   Mission Bell
  16.   Wolfgang
  17.   Tired
  18.   Banjo Song
  19.   Will They Bury Us?
  20.   Jigsaw Heart
  21.   Northern Air
  22.   Notes
  23.   Woodward Avenue
  24.   If I Get Old
  25.   W.W.y.H.M.B.
  26.   W.I.A.D.F.Y.
  27.   Owen Sound
  28.   Taken
  29.   Don't Take it Away
  30.   31 Years
  31.   West End Sky
  32.   Back of the Lot
  33.   Hold You
  34.   The Bridge
  35.   Each Other's Kids
  36.   My Friend
  37.   Fingers And Tongues
  38.   My Mother's Side
  39.   The Body
  40.   Acer Negundo
  41.   Northern Air
  42.   Twill
  43.   The Spring Floods (Interlude)
  44.   Lines
  45.   Superior
  46.   Miss You Now
  47.   Garden River
  48.   End of the Day
  49.   Johnny Rooke
  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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