LeE HARVeY OsMOND: The Sound Of Acid Folk

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With a career that stretches back three decades, Tom Wilson remains one of Canada's most prolific and talented songwriters. Since his days as a guitarist and vocalist for bands such as Florida Razors, Blackie & The Rodeo King and Junkhouse — and as a prolific songwriter for artists such as Billy Ray Cyrus and Mavis Staples — Wilson continues to make unexpected career moves. His most recent project, LeE HARVeY OsMOND, finds him concocting hazy acid-folk with members of Cowboy Junkies, The Skydiggers and The Sadies.

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Although Wilson guides the band's musical direction, its debut, A Quiet Evil, has the unmistakable sound of a collaborative effort. As the band conjures hypnotic arrangements — tinged with country and the sound of Spaghetti Westerns — Wilson's hushed vocals float effortlessly alongside, rising just enough above the haze to make themselves heard.

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