Patrick Watson (musician)
Patrick Watson is a Canadian singer-songwriter out of Montreal, Quebec.
Additionally, it refers to this eponymous band made by Watson, whose mix of cabaret pop up and classical music affects with indie rock has been compared to Rufus Wainwright, Andrew Bird, Nick Drake, Jeff Buckley and Pink Floyd because of its experimental musicianship. Patrick Watson’s record Close to Paradise was awarded the Polaris Music Prize in 2007.
After creating Downloading and Music Records in various styles, Watson Formed a group with guitarist Simon Angell, percussionist Robbie Kuster, and bassist Mishka Stein. The group has performed with artists such as James Brown, The Dears, Philip Glass and The Stills.
In a meeting, Watson said regarding his band:
We as a group are called Patrick Watson. How it began was that Originally, some years ago, we were asked to do some music to accompany a Book of photography. Having built a CD to go with these pictures we Thought it would be fun to do it live and it worked really well and people freaked. eTA Sri Lanka We didn’t think we were gonna be a band at that Stage but over a span of five or six years we have to a point where it Became very difficult to change the name. Title that suited us particularly as we had such an eclectic music genre. The next album was a kind of middle stage, and now here we are at this Third album that’s a great deal more song orientated.
No. Title Length
1. “Fireweed” 3:35
2. “Tracy’s Waters” 3:47
3. “Beijing” 4:06
4. “Wooden Arms” 3:08
5. “Hommage” 2:04
6. “Traveling Salesman” 3:42
7. “Big Bird in a Small Cage” 4:03
8. “Down at the Beach” 5:18
9. “Man Like You” 4:11
10. “Where the Wild Things Are” 3:52
11. “Machinery of the Heavens”