No Kids: 'Great Escape'


No Kids is a Canadian trio making grand, multi-instrumental pop and rock in the spirit of other great Canadian groups like Broken Social Scene. No Kids' latest record, Come Into My House, ingeniously melts heavy rhythm & blues beats and bright bossa-nova percussive styles with traditional chamber instruments. The result is whimsical and cinematic.

The first cut, "Great Escape," features main singer and songwriter Nick Krgovich's warm, friendly tenor. The construction is minimalist with a lamenting piano riff at its base and falsetto harmonies. But a string section, brass section and electric organ sway in and out, giving the song an emotional boost.

No Kids collaborated with a number of other friends and musicians for Come Into My House. It was all made possible in part by an artists grant from the Canadian government. No Kids are currently touring the U.S. with Dirty Projecters and will tour Europe throughout May with Mt. Eerie.

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