David Myles is an accomplished folk artist from Nova Scotia, and he has recorded nine studio albums, a live album, and So Far, a compilation of his greatest hits since his first studio effort in 2005. It is clear that David Myles has never steered clear of his folk roots during his career, and it is a testament to his consistency that So Far isn’t uneven, but actually quite smooth and easy on the ears.
THE CANADIAN FOLK SINGER PERFORMS HIS ENTIRE NEW ALBUM LIVE IN STUDIO.
An award-winning folk musician in his home of Nova Scotia, David Myles releases his US debut album “So Far” today, a collection of his previous songs that have been re-recorded in stripped-down format in the tradition of 1950s folk, roots, and swing.
As a fun little way to showcase his music,
Official US Debut out 9/25
David Myles, a singer/songwriter from Nova Scotia, compiled several of his earlier songs for his first American release, So Far. Myles gives the songs a stripped-down treatment, leaning heavily on arrangements that feature acoustic guitar for a smooth, sophisticated collection of tracks. He has a run of shows scheduled throughout the rest of 2015: dates can be found on his website.
Raised on Canada’s Eastern shores by music-loving parents, David Myles has known no bounds when it comes to his obsessive fascination with various musical genres. Myles has numerous albums to his credit in his homeland, and is a recipient of practically every award there is to win – including a JUNO and various accolades accumulated in his native Nova Scotia. Needless to say, he’s built a sizeable following north of our northern border,
I dare you to sit still while you watch this killer video from award-winning Nova Scotian singer/songwriter David Myles for his song “Need A Break.”
It’s a toe-tapping acoustic rockabilly-ish delight chock full of clever lyrics and some pretty sick riffin’.
The song appears on Myles’ US debut So Far which released September 25th.
Myles shares, “”I loved doing this video!
Nova Scotian singer/songwriter David Myles has an interesting palette of musical colors from which he paints. On one cut, he brings the folky finesse of James Taylor. On the next, he’ll turn to the cool jazz of Chet Baker. On still another, he might inject the raucous rock of Chuck Berry. Add on a political science degree and some fluency in Chinese, and the combination is what has turned Myles into an award-winning artist in his homeland.
On Sept. 25, Nova Scotia’s own David Myles will celebrate the release of his official U.S. debut, So Far. In a unique spin, So Far isn’t exactly “new” music; rather, it’s a collection of Myles’ work over the years, reinterpreted in a stripped-down environment. Today (June 30), Diffuser is ecstatic to team up with him to unveil the first track from the collection, “Need a Break” — take it for a spin in the audio player below.
David Myles has always had a passion for Latin music. His album Into The Sun from 2011 dabbled in the rhythms, and his interest probably goes back to his school days playing the trumpet. He’ll grab that horn any time he’s asked.
This time though, he was asked to lend his pipes and pen to a Latin track. Myles is the Canadian duet king after all,