Gianna Lauren "Ghosts" on Exclaim! TV
Published Jun 25, 2015Over the years, Halifax-based songwriter Gianna Lauren has been crafted her own version of folk pop music, which uses her soft voice to coat traditional musical arrangements with a haunting ambience. Following 2013's On Personhood EP, she has quietly released a new single called "Mistakes" from her upcoming fourth collection, Moon Through Window. Although details about the new release remain sparse, she has since announced an extensive Canadian summer tour. The dates are provided below.
During Canadian Music Week, we filmed a special session with the singer-songwriter at Kops Records in Toronto, where she performed the track "Ghosts" with her live band for this episode of Exclaim! TV.
As her signature dainty vocals and light guitar strumming set a warm atmosphere in the room, she balances the set with spurs of sudden distortion and loud drums, which make for a simple yet hypnotic performance.
Watch her session in the player below.
Filmed by Katherine Kwan, Jordan Rapps, Roberto Granados-Ocon
Audio by Kyle Laurin
Edited by Jordan Rapps
06/25 Lethbridge, AB – TBA
06/26 Fernie, BC - Infinitea
06/27 Winlaw, BC - Sleep is for Sissies
06/28 Nelson, BC - The Royal
06/29 Kelowna, BC - Summerhill Pyramid Winery
06/30 Abbotsford, BC - O'Neill's
07/01 Vancouver, BC - The Astoria
07/03 Vancouver, BC – 333*
07/04 Vancouver, BC - House Concert
07/05 Victoria, BC - GOAT Festival
07/07 Kamloops, BC - Zack's Cafe
07/08 Calgary, AB - Broken City
07/09 Edmonton, AB – Wunderbar
07/10 Edmonton, AB - Wunderbar
07/11 Calgary, AB - The Palomino
07/12 Saskatoon, SK - House Concert
07/15 Toronto, ON - Junction Music Hall
07/16 London, ON – Grooves
07/16 London, ON - Out of Sound Haus
07/17 Guelph, ON - Incline Decline* (afternoon)
07/17 Toronto, ON - Burdock
07/19 Peterborough, ON - House Concert
07/21 Montreal, QC - Brasserie Beaubien
* with Mauno
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