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artist David Celia

Mississauga, ON, CANADA
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Introducing David Celia from the outskirts of Toronto, Canada - a world class musician who has played for audiences all over the U.K., U.S. and Canada. "David Celia is one of the best talents to hit Merseyside from North America" Alex McKechnie, Cavern Club Liverpool, England David is being played(radio) in Canada as well as on the BBC in the UK and WNYC in New York. Tracks from his 2002 LP Organica were featured on BBC2’s highly regarded Bob Harris Show and he recently performed live on Bob's show. “This Is Superb. A Gem” -Bob Harris. BBC Radio 2. London London, England In Canada he's played at Hillside Festival, Ottawa's Tulip Festival, Mariposa and more. David's reputation as a guitarist has led him to play with many local Canadian artists in their bands, recently including legendary Alt-Country/folk singers Ian & Sylvia Tyson The recent release, This Isn’t Here, effortlessly engages the listener and manages to, naturally and effortlessly, cross genre’s and ages. Lovers of Folk Music and fans of Pop Music –equally charmed. "David is very successful with his music. I want to help make it happen" -Hilly Krystal, Owner, CBGB’s , New York City

The new album, "Double Mind" is a collection of songs written and developed while maintaining a busy touring schedule across Europe and North America.  Entirely self-financed and produced, the album embraces a diversity of genres from the past while at the same time managing to sound completely fresh and current.  The songs are a lyrical and musical reflection of timeless and various topics; everything from lost and new-found love to the rigors of being a working, independent artist and all points in between.  Themes of "pay-it-forward" thinking, insecurity, confidence, humour, and sardonic wit abound.  Overall, the mood is joyously optimistic with more than it's share of instantly memorable and compelling songs which captivate and stay with you after just one listen. This album proves once again that David Celia is an innovative and relevant artist, consistently growing and challenging himself. 



David Celia Songwriter/Instruments
Cleave Anderson Drums
Tim Jackson Bass


Neil Young
Larry David
Syd Barrett
"The Grind" 2-song single
March, 2015
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I Tried
July, 2010
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This Isn't Here
August, 2006
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May, 2002
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The Grind 3:01

The Grind

Filmed in Glasgow and Ullapool, Scotland. Directed by Andrew Neary. 2CV donated by Alastair Miller at 2CVhireLochNess

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