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REVIEW: Steven Page – Heal Thyself Pt 1: Instinct

After four years in the making, Steven Page's new album Heal Thyself Pt. 1 - Instinct is set to be unleashed, and it boasts a collection of thoughtful and intricate pop-rock gems that surely already cement this as one of the albums of 2016. Simply put, if you liked 2010's Page One, you'll love Heal Thyself: Page is bolder and slicker than ever, [...]

EXCLUSIVE: New Steven Page album out March 11th!

Steven Page is back with a brand new solo album on March 11th! Entitled Heal Thyself Pt. 1: Instinct, the brand new album will be available everywhere digitally on March 11th. However, fans can whet their appetite today, with Page releasing the first track from the album - "Surprise Surprise" - as a lyric video on Youtube. Released [...]

New Kevin Hearn solo record due for release in early 2014

Kevin Hearn has been working on a new set of songs, to be released in the first quarter of 2014. Barenaked Ladies musician extraordinaire Kevin Hearn has teamed up with producer Gavin Brown on a batch of new songs which he will release in March/April 2014. Gavin Brown worked with BNL on Grinning Streak and has also previously worked with the [...]

RIP Lou Reed

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Lou Reed after the sad news of his passing yesterday.Lou Reed's close friends include BNL's Kevin Hearn, who has been a member of Lou's touring ensemble (as band leader, no less) for a number of years.You can hear Kevin talk about his friendship and collaboration with Lou in this emotional interview given [...]

Guest Blog: A Look At Whitehorse – By Ed Taylor

In this week's guest blog, Ed takes a look at Whitehorse, the band who will be opening for Barenaked Ladies on their Fall US tour.“Americana - just like Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, and The Band” When it comes to Barenaked Ladies tours, any news is good news. However, the announcement that these concerts would be “with special [...]

Steven Page to host new TV series

Steven Page is currently filming for a new TV series called 'The Illegal Eater' The new 13-part series, which will air on Canadian channel Travel+Escape, sees Page traveling the country, sampling its underground eateries and food producers.Page has been Tweeting about his adventures during filming and there's also a Facebook page for the series, [...]

Steven Page solo show download!

You can now download a fantastic free recording of Steven Page's solo show in Toronto (featuring Kevin Hearn!)Last week, Steven Page played a solo show in Toronto and was joined on stage by Kevin Hearn, as reported by BNLUK here.Now, thanks to the wonderful Jason at HaterHigh.com, an audience recording of the entire show is available to download in [...]

Random nostalgia: Stephen Duffy – “Jane”

Stephen Duffy co-wrote the BNL classic "Jane" - check out his recording. Stephen Duffy of The Lilac Time is a long-term pal and writing partner of Steven Page, dating back to the early days of Barenaked Ladies.Check out Duffy's recording of "Jane", the BNL hit that first surfaced on 1994's Maybe You Should Drive. NB a number of lyric changes.What do [...]

Steven Page and Kevin Hearn perform together in Toronto

Steven Page performed a solo show at Toronto's Winter Garden Theatre on Friday night, and was joined by Kevin Hearn for the encore.Page's show on Friday night was his first full-band headlining show in Toronto since his 2008 split with Barenaked Ladies, and the set at the Winter Garden Theatre lasted for two hours.Hearn took to the keys for Page's three-song [...]

Kevin Hearn – “Tell Me” video

Check out Kevin Hearn and Michael-Phillip Wojewoda's new video for "Tell Me Tell Me", taken from Hearn's latest album Cloud Maintenance. What do you think to the outlandish video? [...]