From the album Citizen Alien
Featured track, available from April 25 to May 3
The wait for new music from Leaf Rapids is finally over. The acclaimed dark roots outfit, named after a mining town in northern Manitoba, launches its long-awaited sophomore album, Citizen Alien, via Coax Records worldwide on May 3. Hometown audiences can their paws on the album a day early at the band's release party at the West End Cultural Centre on May 2. Fresh from a coveted showcase at Folk Alliance International in Montreal and a spot at Big Fun, they recently premiered a new video for "Virginia" via Exclaim!. Next up, they'll head over the ocean for a European tour with The Good Lovelies in May and June. We've got their tune "Dear Sister" for you as this week's feature. Check it out and don't miss Lead Rapids live on stage.
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