Month: May 2013

The Broken Speaker: A Few Words with David Myles

THE UNLIKELY STORY OF MYLES AND CLASSIFIED

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Unlikely is a word that keeps popping up in conversations about David Myles. He recently won a JUNO for rap recording of the year for “Inner Ninja”, a song he co-wrote with rapper Classified. An unlikely award because if you’ve ever seen David Myles, you know he is a bean-pole, a skinny dude who likes to wear suits and play folk music. His image and sound is something out of 1950s doo-wop.

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New Canadian Music Review

“Riding on the coattails of his success with Classified, on the wildly successful “Inner Ninja”, comes “How’d I Ever Think I Loved You”, the advance single from Myles’ May 14, 2-disc In the Nighttime set. It’s an instantly hummable track buoyed by a mellow reggae backbeat welded to a pure pop melody. The full release promises to explore various facets to this understated pop maestro. We can only wait, and dream where that may take us.”

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