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The Lake Sessions


It was during this downtime that The Lake Sessions album was born. One cold weekend in February, Dara Smith-MacDonald made her way to Adam Young's lakeside home in the tiny community of French Road, on the island's east side. They were joined by Brent Chaisson, a talented guitarist and a wizard of a recording engineer from Prince Edward Island. Together, they recorded a couple of tracks which appear on this album. A return trip over a weekend in April would capture the remaining eight tracks, all recorded live "off the floor" in the old style, with the instrumentalists seated in the same room and in close proximity to each other.

What you hear on this album is exactly what was played during those sessions: it isn't perfect, but it's honest. In an age where most recordings are edited to remove all imperfections, this album embraces them. It's refreshing and authentic, and it allows the listener to feel as though they are in that same house in the woods by the lake, experiencing the music—and the moment—together.



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 2.94MB - Duration: 12:51 m (32 kbps 44100 Hz)

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