John Southworth

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John Southworth

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’ will be released on Toronto's Barnyard Records . Recorded with The South Seas (Andrew Downing –bass, Justin Haynes –guitar, Jean Martin –drums), Human Cry's supremely crafted, elegiac songs offer rare and intimate illuminations, artfully performed with seasoned precision and grace. John’s previous albums include 2009’’s feverish, outside pop record “Mama Tevatron” (Michael Barclay of “Radiofreecanukistan” proclaimed it “a strange hybrid of Esquivel, the Ramones and Dirty Mind-era Prince—that has to be heard to be believed"), the surreal balladry of “The Pillowmaker” (also w/ The South Seas), which garnered cover versions by Canadian artists Sarah Slean, Veda Hille and Kim Barlow, and his signature orchestral debut, “Mars Pennsylvania”, hailed by Exclaim Magazine as “the most original debut by a Canadian artist since Mary Margaret O’Hara’s ‘Miss America’”. Recently John has contributed a song (‘Bcc’) for Buck 65's latest record, as well for recent Hawksley Workman and Jully Black records. He continues his rave-winning collaboration with Toronto’s ‘Art of Time Ensemble’, appearing in the past three ‘Source & Inspiration” concerts.

The Pillowmaker
Song
The Pillowmaker Favorite License Buy
Pineapple Shoes Favorite License Buy
Seashells And Bluebells Favorite License Buy
Ghostflower Favorite License Buy
River Rations Favorite License Buy
Bygones Be Bygones Favorite License Buy
Sail The Rails, Railroad Sailor Favorite License Buy
Life Is Unbelievable Favorite License Buy
Holy Mackerel Favorite License Buy
Public Mourner Favorite License Buy
Eyes Are The Flowers Favorite License Buy
Idiot Village Favorite License Buy
Paint Your Little Pebbles Favorite License Buy
Totem Pole Telephone Pole Favorite License Buy
We Can Live Life Favorite License Buy
Rainbowin Favorite License Buy
Moon On Fire Favorite License Buy
River City Girl Favorite License Buy
Field Town Morris Favorite License Buy


Human Cry
Song
Human Cry Favorite License Buy
Tender Mountain Eyes Favorite License Buy
Day Of The Dead Favorite License Buy
Precious Metals Favorite License Buy
River Of Tears In Everyone Favorite License Buy
Sadness Came Back Favorite License Buy
Heaven Was Always Here Favorite License Buy
The Kiss Favorite License Buy
So Glad It's Finally Spring Favorite License Buy
You Led Me To Believe Favorite License Buy
I'm A Bell Favorite License Buy
You Look So Good This Evening Favorite License Buy