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