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Charlotte Day Wilson: Keep Moving

Impeccable phrasing and a subtly soulful delivery makes for a gently mesmerising cut.

Charlotte Day Wilson: Keep Moving

By Kerry Doole

Charlotte Day Wilson -  Keep Moving (Stone Woman Music): This Toronto-based R&B/soul singer/songwriter is not the most prolific of artists. Her upcoming album Alpha (out July 9) will actually be her first full-length release, but earlier EPs and collaborations with the likes of Daniel Caesar, River Tiber, BadBadNotGood, and, most recently, Mustafa, have established Wilson as a serious talent, one whose work has generated strong international acclaim.


She was recently nominated for the 2021 Juno Award for Traditional R&B/Soul Recording of the Year for her single Take Care of You, and Keep Moving is another advance single from Alpha. It showcases her signature understated but compellingly soulful delivery. She has impeccable phrasing, and this personal declaration of intent is gently mesmerising.

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Wilson's talent as a songwriter was recognised when her song Work was nominated for the SOCAN Songwriting Prize in 2017, while her EP CDW was a longlisted nominee for the 2017 Polaris Music Prize. Wilson's video for Work, directed by Fantavious Fritz, won the 2018 Prism Prize, and the pair used the prize money to create a special grant program for emerging female video directors.

She was recently featured as the face of Spotify's inaugural EQUAL campaign playlist and appeared on an impressive billboard in downtown Toronto. We await more music with keen anticipation.

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Publicity: Ken Beattie, Killbeat

Management: mgmt@charlottedaywilson.com

Booking: Steven Himmelfarb, Feldman

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Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Joey Martinez

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Rock

Neil Young's New Album 'FU##IN' UP' Has Live Recordings from Intimate Toronto Venue The Rivoli

FU##IN' UP, the new album by Neil Young & Crazy Horse, features performances of songs from his 1990 album Ragged Glory, recorded live at Toronto's Rivoli, seemingly during a much-rumoured secret show last November. He'll bring his upcoming tour to Toronto's Budweiser Stage in May, 2024.

Canadian icon Neil Young is adding to his immense discography with a new release this spring, a live album titled FU##IN UP'. The album, featuring Young's longtime band Crazy Horse, consists of nine live recordings from 2023 and is set for a limited edition two-LP release this April, in partnership with Record Store Day. According to the album's credits as noticed by Exclaim!, it was recorded at Toronto's Rivoli club, meaning it likely captures Neil Young & Crazy Horse's secret show at the Rivoli last November.

At that show — supposedly a private birthday party for Canada Goose CEO Dani Reiss — according to reports that generated a lot of buzz when they appeared online days later, Young performed most of his 1990 album Ragged Glory. FU##IN' UP features primarily songs from Ragged Glory, with new titles taken from lyric fragments. ("Over and Over," shared as a single, is now "Broken Circle.") The album features performances from Crazy Horse members Billy Talbot on bass, Ralph Molina on drums, and Nils Lofgren and Micah Nelson on guitar and piano, and Reiss is credited as a presenter.

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