“Would it be too much to call David Myles one of the most prolific love-song writers in Canada?” – Grayowl Point
Month: May 2013
Would it be too much to call David Myles one of the most prolific love-song writers in Canada? As he says in an intro to a song from his Live at the Carleton album from two years ago, he “write[s] a lot of love songs… A whole lot of love songs.” And indeed In The Nighttime is more or less exclusively love songs.
Which of course isn’t a bad thing at all. While Myles’ songs occasionally throw in a cliché or two (like “Is there a shot/A shot in the dark” from “What Would I Have to Do” or “Some say love is as blind as a bat” from “How’d I Ever Think I Loved You”) the sense that listeners should get from his work is one of earnestness and honesty.
Fredericton native David Myles may be a little more chipper than his usual self these days. Already arguably one of the friendliest musicians to hail from Atlantic Canada, Myles has a lot to smile about these days.
He has a brand-new record set to drop on Tuesday, just two days before his performance at La Caserne in the Dieppe Arts & Culture Centre on Thursday.
In The Nighttime is an ambitious double-disc undertaking,