Best known as the lead guitar and voice of the critically acclaimed Rheostatics, the Italian born, Canadian bred, enigmatic Martin Tielli’s charismatic performances, entrancing vocals, and brilliant songwriting has earned him nation-wide respect as one of Canada’s premiere musical artists of his time. Instantly recognizable by his signature guitar style, enchanting songs, and unique voice, Martin Tielli was a driving force behind making the Rheos one of the most important bands to emerge from the Canadian musical landscape in decades. In his 13 years with the Rheostatics, also about to release a new album, Tielli has toured stadiums, written soundtracks, and earned the accolades of the critics and adoration from fans all over the continent. The much-anticipated debut solo album by Martin Tielli is titled "We didn’t even suspect that he was the poppy salesman," the album features acoustic guitar and voice by Martin Tielli, and was produced by the legendary Michael Phillip Wojewoda.
Mary Margaret O'Hara