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Bicycle [Single] (2022)

The Bombadils

With “Bicycle,” a bright track full of hopeful energy and bluegrass flair, The Bombadils sing of adventure, perseverance, and the flame inside that keeps all of us moving through life’s challenges.

“There’s a spark in my spokes spinning round / the brightest hope I’ve ever found / I see it in you and all the people riding through.”

Joined on
With “Bicycle,” a bright track full of hopeful energy and bluegrass flair, The Bombadils sing of adventure, perseverance, and the flame inside that keeps all of us moving through life’s challenges.

“There’s a spark in my spokes spinning round / the brightest hope I’ve ever found / I see it in you and all the people riding through.”

Joined on bass by Nashville’s Ethan Jodziewicz and Ellen Gibling of Halifax on harp, The Bombadils’ contemporary blend of Celtic and bluegrass folk styles shines through. It’s all a welcome sign of what’s to come with their new full-length album, Dear Friend, available October 21, 2022
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Losing Track of Time [Single] (2022)

The Bombadils

Sometimes, the stars align, our guards come down, and we connect more deeply with someone than we knew we could. The spark of light within another's heart is seen even if only for a moment, be it a phone call, or a couple of hours on an airplane or a bus. These moments catch us by surprise - somehow, it's been a while since we've been so present
Sometimes, the stars align, our guards come down, and we connect more deeply with someone than we knew we could. The spark of light within another's heart is seen even if only for a moment, be it a phone call, or a couple of hours on an airplane or a bus. These moments catch us by surprise - somehow, it's been a while since we've been so present to another person and them to us. Maybe we needed this bus ride on the nighttime highway to put away our phones and be carried along for a moment, to take our heads out of our work and day-to-day responsibilities. The moment is fleeting and we want to hang onto it before it slips away... we want to cherish the warmth, vulnerability, and gentle attentiveness. Losing Track of Time captures such a moment between two acquaintances on a long bus ride home.

Losing Track of Time is the first single off The Bombadils' forthcoming full-length album, Dear Friend, set for release in spring of 2022. Dear Friend is The Bombadils' first full-length album release since their move to Atlantic Canada and a launch into new parenthood, a new city, and a global pandemic. Recorded in North End Halifax with engineer Graeme Campbell between lockdowns and daycare pick-ups, Dear Friend is a series of love letters to family and friends, to strangers and neighbours, to cities and landscapes, and to each other.
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New Shoes [Album] (2016)

The Bombadils

Grassy Roads, Wandering Feet [Album] (2015)

The Bombadils

Other Albums We're On

Chasing Rabbits

Terra Spencer

Chasing Rabbits is the second album from Nova Scotian funeral director - turned-singer/songwriter Terra Spencer. Set in a snowglobe of sparkling piano, cinematic strings, and the heartfelt storytelling that has become Terra's signature, the album features rich harmonies from Halifax duo The Bombadils, Bela String Quartet, and some of the city's
Chasing Rabbits is the second album from Nova Scotian funeral director - turned-singer/songwriter Terra Spencer. Set in a snowglobe of sparkling piano, cinematic strings, and the heartfelt storytelling that has become Terra's signature, the album features rich harmonies from Halifax duo The Bombadils, Bela String Quartet, and some of the city's most acclaimed instrumentalists. It is a diary of family life and wildlife, leaving and longing, and the meaning of home.

“Sometimes when you’re walking on a dark street at night you catch a vignette unfolding in a lighted window and the whole story’s there. In the moment. The songs on Terra Spencer’s new CD Chasing Rabbits, are like that, replete with seamless, shifting, arrangements and angel band horns. They are each complete stories, compellingly wrapped in a blanket warm voice. This is an artist who knows both sides of the heart well, who has seen enough of life to still reflect kindly, if keenly, on its continuous unfoldings. ” - David Francey

Terra gratefully acknowledges the support of Music Nova Scotia and the Province of Nova Scotia.
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Guitar Rags & Country Ballads

Mike T. Kerr

I want to thank just about everyone in my life, the journey that led to the creation of this album was touched by so many, and then the creation of it itself bolstered by an amazing body of musicians, inspirations, and friends.

Thank you to the amazing team of talent that contributed to the making of this album. To my endlessly supportive family,
I want to thank just about everyone in my life, the journey that led to the creation of this album was touched by so many, and then the creation of it itself bolstered by an amazing body of musicians, inspirations, and friends.

Thank you to the amazing team of talent that contributed to the making of this album. To my endlessly supportive family, to the artists I get to play with who inspire me in their dedication to make what they want, to my teachers and mentors, my colleagues out here on the road, the Halifax Folklore Centre, Bearly’s House of Blues & Ribs, to Emma Jane, James Sanderson, Howling Giant, and the good Lord above.

This album is dedicated to the fond memory of my grandmother, Rita (Whalen) Kerr.
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The Cape

Sarah Jane Scouten

Sophomore album by Montreal roots and country-folk artist Sarah Jane Scouten.
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Into the Silence

October Gold

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