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DOWNLOAD: Basia Bulat - Go On (MP3)

Basia Bulat @ Bowery Ballroom, January 22nd (more by Chris La Putt)
 Basia Bulat

She released her debut album, Oh, My Darling, in 2007; the disc received strong reviews and earned a spot on the 2008 Polaris Music Prize shortlist, where it eventually lost to Caribou's Andorra. Last year, Bulat travelled to Montreal and recorded 20-odd songs with Howard Bilerman, who produced her last album as well. The end result, Heart of My Own, comes out today.

"Oh, how I've done myself in," she sings mournfully on Sugar and Spice, one of the new album's cuts, but it's more like she's outdone herself on album No. 2, though Bulat is quick to point out that "two albums does not a career make. [National Post]

Canadian musician and songwriter Basia Bulat opened for My Brightest Diamond at Bowery Ballroom last Friday (1/22).

Almost immediately she'll be going on a non-stop tour of North America (SXSW included) in support of her new LP, Heart of My Own (out today, 1/26). A sole NYC show has been added to that, at Mercury Lounge on Saturday, March 27th. Tickets are on sale.

Blogotheque recorded "The Shore" off Basia's new album almost two years ago in San Francisco. With the record's release, they've finally put out the video, which was filmed by Nate Chan. That video, the album cover art and updated tour dates, below...

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Basia Bulat

Basia Bulat - 2010 Tour Dates
Jan 16 Trinity St Paul Toronto, Ontario
Jan 22 Bowery Ballroom New York, New York
Jan 27 Underbelly Hoxton London, UK
Jan 29 la Maroquinerie Paris, Ile-de-France
Feb 02 Sydenham United Church Kingston, Ontario
Feb 03 The Red Dog Peterborough, Ontario
Feb 04 The Aeolian Performing Arts London, Ontario
Feb 05 Highwayman Inn Orilla, Ontario
Feb 06 Hillside Inside - Sleeman Ctr Guelph, Ontario
Feb 07 The Casbah Hamilton, Ontario
Feb 10 St. Matthews United Church Halifax, Nova Scotia
Feb 11 St. Matthews United Church Halifax, Nova Scotia
Feb 12 L'Astral Montreal, Quebec
Feb 13 First Baptist Church Ottawa, Ontario
Feb 23 Schubas Chicago, Illinois
Feb 24 Cedar Cultural Centre Minneapolis, Minnesota
Feb 25 West End Cultural Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba
Feb 27 Amigo's Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Mar 02 Central United Church Calgary, Alberta
Mar 03 Starlite Room Edmonton, Alberta
Mar 05 St. James Hall Vancouver, British Columbia
Mar 07 Tractor Tavern Seattle
Mar 08 Mississippi Studios Portland
Mar 10 Hotel Utah San Francisco
Mar 17 SXSW Austin, Texas
Mar 23 IOTA Arlington
Mar 24 First Unitarian Chapel Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mar 25 Iron Horse Music Hall Northampton, Massachusetts
Mar 26 TT The Bear's Cambridge, Massachusetts
Mar 27 Mercury Lounge, NY, NY

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Comments (5)

what's that thing shes palyin?

Posted by Anonymous | January 26, 2010 1:48 PM

An autoharp.

Posted by Anonymous | January 26, 2010 2:11 PM

mehcury lounge

Posted by Anonymous | January 26, 2010 4:13 PM

Thanks for sharing the information.

Posted by Music | February 13, 2010 12:35 PM

Any support act announced for the Mercury lounge show this Saturday?

Posted by Anonymous | March 21, 2010 7:27 PM

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