Steven Bowers Releases Beothuk Words
Edmonton, AB - December 20, 2011 – Steven Bowers’ "Beothuk Words" (2011), marks his fourth full-length CD and his second project with producer Dale Murray (Cuff The Duke, Christina Martin, The Guthries). Recorded at Murray's studio in Port Howe, Nova Scotia, the album features nine Steven Bowers compositions and a stellar line up of musicians including multi-instrumentalists Kev Corbett and Dale Murray, Keith Mullins (drums, percussion), Fleur Mainville (fiddle), Brian Murray (banjo), Daniel Ledwell (trumpets) and guest vocalist, Christina Martin.
We reached Steven while he is in Alberta. He talks about the album and his plans for the coming year.
The title track of the album features vocals from Christina Martin. Steven gives it a good description on our interview.
Steven’s limited edition 2009 EP titled “Circadian Anthem”, landed in the season four premiere episode of CBC TV' series "Heartland".
His third full-length CD, "Homing" generated nominations for Folk Recording, Songwriter and Producer of the Year from 2008 Music Nova Scotia Awards along with an East Coast Music Award nomination for Folk Recording of the Year. “The Boy Who Lost an Eye” delivered a semi-finalist designation in the 2007 ISC and was the subject of a music video made as part of the Atlantic Film Festival's "10x10 program", under the guidance of LA filmmaker Norwood Cheek.
Steven's 2006 folk-pop release, "Tired Light" delivered nominations for 2007 ECMA Pop Recording of the Year, 2006 MusicNS Songwriter Of The Year, Pop-Rock Recording Of The Year and won the 2006 MusicNS Producer Of The Year Award (with co-producers Matt Miller and Keith Mullins).
Steven Bowers won the 2004 Producer of the Year Award (with co-producer Dave Gunning) for his debut full-length disc titled "Wanderlust".
Song for Grown You
Chicago to Death
Son for Little You