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"Canada’s Terra Lightfoot has a huge voice and a big and gutsy guitar tone to match. The powerful double‐barreled musical attack makes her latest album simultaneously alluring and exciting.” – Guitar Player
“Lightfoot’s most accomplished music yet” – PopMatters
“Ms. Lightfoot’s voice is a dominant as ever, straddling Memphis soul and urban blues with ease” ‐ No Depression
“A Canadian songwriting legend in the making” – CBC Music
Whether you’re talking about her as a songwriter, guitarist or vocalist, one thing is indisputable: roots rocker Terra Lightfoot is a ferocious talent. Her songs tap into the raw emotion of hearts supercharged by love, loneliness and temptation. Her playing melds expert finger‐picking and distorted, hook‐heavy melodies. And her elemental voice commands attention and awe, whether on slow‐burning soul ballads or hard‐charging rock numbers.
Terra released her self‐titled debut album in 2011; its critically acclaimed follow‐up, 2015’s Every Time My Mind Runs Wild, marked the artist’s arrival as a striking songwriter and compelling live performer. 2017 brought twonew albums: the orchestral collaboration Live in Concert and her third studio album, New Mistakes, the latternominated for Adult Alternative Album of the Year at the 2018 JUNO Awards and long‐listed for the Polaris MusicPrize.
With her third studio album New Mistakes, Canada’s Terra Lightfoot has offered up something rare: the kind of genuine document that can only come from a road‐tested breed of songwriter and performer. Shot through with the guitarist‐vocalist’s powerful, bluesy soul, vivid lyrics and ferocious six‐string virtuosity, it’s an unforgettable outing — one that has won praise from the likes of No Depression, Pop Matters, Guitar Player, Twangville, The Boot and CBC Music.
Currently, it seems like there are only two types of Canadian singer-songwriters: those who strive to sound like Jeff Buckley and those who strive to sound like Leslie Feist. Terra Lightfoot has crafted a third, more interesting option: none of the above. Exclaim! Magazine "
Currently, it seems like there are only two types of Canadian singer-songwriters: those who strive to sound like Jeff Buckley and those who strive to sound like Leslie Feist. Terra Lightfoot has crafted a third, more interesting option: none of the above.