The Rural Alberta Advantage is a Canadian indie rock band that formed in 2005 in Toronto. The band consists of Nils Edenloff on lead vocals and guitar, Amy Cole on backing vocals and keyboard, and Paul Banwatt on drums. They have released three albums and are signed to Paper Bag Records in Canada and Saddle Creek Records internationally. In 2011 they were nominated for a Polaris Music Prize.
Regarding how they met, the band has said in an interview: "We all hosted an open stage at The Winchester in Cabbagetown, and that led to us forming The RAA. Nobody ever came to our night, and now that place is a Tim Hortons. I'm not saying it was our fault. I'm just saying it's a pretty big coincidence. I mean, the place was around for 120 years, but less than one year with us.... We have no regrets though. We'll close as many venues as it takes." The band's name was coined by Edenloff's brother, when he wrote in an e-mail to EdenloffЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Drain the Blood [сингл]
- Hometowns [11.11.2008, альбом]
- Departing [01.03.2011, альбом]
- Mended With Gold [30.09.2014, альбом]
- Daytrotter Session [02.09.2009]