Great Lake Swimmers is a Canadian band built around the melodic folk rock songs of singer-songwriter Tony Dekker. Originally from Wainfleet, Ontario, the band is currently based in Toronto.
The current touring line-up includes Tony Dekker on lead vocals, acoustic guitar and harmonica, Erik Arnesen on banjo, electric guitar and harmonium, Joshua Van Tassel on drums, Bret Higgins on upright bass and Miranda Mulholland on violin and backing vocals. Past members included Julie Fader on backing vocals, Sandro Perri on guitar, and Greg Millson and Colin Huebert on drums.
The band's style has been compared to Red House Painters, Nick Drake, Iron & Wine and Neil Young, as well as Will Oldham (Bonnie "Prince" Billy) and Sufjan Stevens. Dekker has said his influences include Gram Parsons and Hank Williams.
The band released two albums, Great Lake Swimmers in 2003 and Bodies and Minds in 2005Читать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Great Lake Swimmers [28.01.2003, альбом]
- Bodies and Minds [02.04.2005, альбом]
- Hands in Dirty Ground [2006, макси-сингл]
- Your Rocky Spine [2007, макси-сингл]
- Ongiara [16.04.2007, альбом]
- Song Sung Blue [2008, саундтрек]
- Lost Channels [31.03.2009, альбом]
- Live at Trinity St. Paul's [22.06.2010, макси-сингл]
- New Wild Everywhere [02.04.2012, альбом]
- Zero in the City [17.02.2015, сингл]
- A Forest of Arms [21.04.2015, альбом]
- 2007-04-14 (early show): Church of the Redeemer, Toronto, ON, Canada
- 2007-04-14 (late show): Church of the Redeemer, Toronto, ON, Canada
- 2007-09-27: Criminal Records, Toronto, ON, Canada
- 2007-09-29: The Phoenix, Toronto, ON, Canada
- 2005-09-08: Shuba's, Chicago, IL, USA [09.2005]
- Live From the Church of the Redeemer EP 
- The Legion Sessions [17.04.2010]
- Daytrotter Session [30.05.2012, прочее]