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artist Will Currie and The Country French

Waterloo, ON, CANADA
File Under: Music
Alt Pop, Dancehall

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Will Currie &The Country French are from Waterloo, Ontario and have been making music and filling dance halls since 2008. The band’s heavy bass lines and danceable drum beats are held together by rhythmic piano and ripping guitar to support Currie’s infectious melodies. Their exhilarating stage show soon caught the attention of Canadian rock band Sloan who promptly signed them to their label Murderecords. Their debut EP A Great Stage was released and quickly garnered critical acclaim and earned the band a cult-like following. A cross-Canada tour with Sloan soon followed and both bands recorded the single ‘Push Pins’,which earned them a CBC Radio 3 Award for Best Collaboration.

Will Currie &The Country French have toured Canada several times, sharing the stage with many incredible artists including Dan Mangan, Tokyo Police Club, Arkells, Our Lady Peace, David Wilcox, Zeus, Hey Rosetta!, Said The Whale, and many more.

The band joined the impressive roster of artists under the label File Under:Music, and their full-length debut record Awake,You Sleepers! was released in 2011. It is the subject of praise from both critics and musicians alike.

In June of 2015, the release of "They Killed Us" marked the band's return to their roots in classical music training at Wilfrid Laurier University; its blend of symphonic arrangements in pop music has garnered attention in Canada and the US. 


Aaron Mariash Drums, Voices
Daniel MacPherson Bass, Voices
Will Currie Pianoforte, Voices
Dan Beacock Guitar, Voices
They Killed Us
File Under: Music
June, 2015
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Christmas In Berlin
November, 2013
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Awake, You Sleepers!
File Under: Music
October, 2011
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Tommy Douglas single
March, 2011
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Push Pins single
September, 2008
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A Great Stage
March, 2008
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No, Nothing 3:35

No, Nothing

From They Killed Us, 2015. Artwork by Maria Lima. Video by Andrew and Maria Lima.

Railroad (official video) 3:15

Railroad (official video)

From the album "Awake, You Sleepers!" Directed by Mike Lewis

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