David Francey is a Canadian folk singer-songwriter. Born in 1954 in Ayrshire, Scotland, Francey immigrated to Canada with his family at age 12. After spending much of his life doing labour such as carpentry, he began a career in folk music, quickly making a name for himself on the folk festival circuit, where he continues to perform.
Francey's experiences in working-class life strongly influenced his 1999 debut, Torn Screen Door, which featured songs such as "Gypsy Boys", "Hard Steel Mill", "Working Poor", and "Torn Screen Door", an a cappella folk harmony sung with Jenn Cianca. Other musical themes include admiration of the natural beauty of the Canadian landscape and traditional folk themes of love and loss.
His 2004 album, The Waking Hour, is a collaboration with traditional country artists Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch and Fats Kaplin, and includes some of his darker material, including "Wishing Well" about the execution of Timothy McVeigh, and "FourthЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Torn Screen Door [1999, альбом]
- Far End of Summer [2001, альбом]
- Skating Rink [2003, альбом]
- The Waking Hour [08.02.2005, альбом]
- Carols for a Christmas Eve [01.11.2006, альбом]
- Right of Passage [2007, альбом]
- Seaway [2009, альбом]
- Late Edition [2011, альбом]
- So Say We All [2013, альбом]
- First Set: Live From Folk Alley [16.10.2009]