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Best known over the past decade as leader of legendary Canadian band "The Kingpins", Lorraine has made a bold move with this incomparable 5-piece. An exceptional voice and outstanding musicians explore new musical horizons. Lo and the Magnetics deliver it to you in the form of their debut release on Top 5 Records entitled "A Part"
The Canadian release (Nov. 16th, 2004) was immediately followed by a major successful 5-week European tour (see calendar) to support its release on that territory on German label Grover Records
There is no doubt this album will surpass your expectations!
Allow yourself to be swept away by powerful lyrics and stirring melodies in
the form of Lo and
FACTS / FAITS SAILLANTS
Canadian National Distribution by F>A>B>
Tel: (450) 465-2389
Montreal based 5-piece band comprised of drums, bass, guitar, keyboard,
saxophone and vocals
Female fronted, high energy, upbeat driven pop
Influences ranging from The Slits to early Elvis Costello, to Blondie, to The
Pretenders through Radiohead, The Cure,... name it!
Released debut album "A Part", November 16th, 2004 in Canada
Released debut album "A Part", November 12th, 2004 in Europe
Band signed to Top 5 Records in Canada July 2004
Album licensed to Grover Records in Germany for European territory
European distribution through Grover Records, including the UK
Major European Tour 5-weeks Nov-Dec 2004 with over 30 dates in Germany,
France, Slovenia, Holland, Czech Republic and Austria.
Music video for stress track "Pull it all Apart" to be released Spring 2005
Other stress tracks "Out" and "Tachιe"
Formerly known as "The Kingpins"
Three full-length albums
Over a dozen tours (North American, and European)
Performance to over 50,000 spectators at the Montreal International
Jazz Festival 2003
College and commercial radio airplay
Rave concert and CD reviews
Showcase at Canadian Music Week (CMW 2000) by invitation of the
CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), Chart Magazine and Rogers
Cable. Live national simulcast (radio broadcast) on CBC and half hour
concert special on Rogers Cable.
Numerous televised appearances
Played at Hornucopia Festival (IL) 2003.
Over 20,000 units of "The Kingpins" sold worldwide
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