Jeremy Fisher: Pedal-Powered Rock


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"High School"

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Jeremy Fisher

Jeremy Fisher promoted his first album with a cross-continent bicycle tour. Courtesy of Jeremy Fisher hide caption

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Based in Vancouver, Canadian singer-songwriter Jeremy Fisher combines folk and blues, playing the harmonica and both acoustic and slide guitars. His catchy tunes employ clever lyrics, many of which allude to love, ridicule pop culture and comment on political absurdities.

Before launching a solo career, Fisher played with the band The Obvious, which released a self-titled CD in 1999. He then toured alone to promote his 2001 solo debut Back Porch Spirituals. Along the way, he developed an unorthodox approach to traveling, riding across the continent from Seattle to Halifax on his bicycle, while busking on the streets and playing shows along the way.

His first major-label album, 2004's Let It Shine, generated the hit single "High School," featured on radio and television in Canada. His most recent album, Goodbye Blue Monday, was released in Canada last year. Fisher's homemade, stop-animation video for the single "Cigarette" quickly racked up more than two million hits on YouTube.



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