(Duplicated CD, Extended Play)
Night Flowers - The Biography Night Flowers is a rabblerousing girl-boy-girl band based in Toronto that is writing the fuzzy alternative rock soundtrack to life. It was in the summer of 2007, with Tara and Sködt freshly charged from recording in the sunny south, when they met an even sunnier Kimpossible. The music that they now create bring the flowers of the sixties to meet the grunge of the nineties in a melodic journey of distortion pedals, fuzz bass and three-part vocal harmonies. The trio's first EP is a waving motorcade of parading protest, angsty anthems, grungy guitar rallies and sonic suggestions which was self-produced and recorded in their rehearsal studio, mixed by Jordon Zadorozny (Sam Roberts, Abbey) and mastered by Juno award nominee João Carvalho. The procession begins with 'Man of the People'. Tongue-in cheek, riffy and raucous, this song urges one to wake up and smell the roses, but to also trip the light fantastic! In 'Pep Rally', the theme of control, dominance and the struggle to be on top reaches an apex as it is sung by a cool and not-so-sure cheerleader, supported by a pyramid of fuzz bass and guitar. What others think: "I'm liking the sound, raw, rapidfire riffs, a bit of thunder, a bit of seduction. Really captures the spirit of classic-meets-glam rock. The flame lives." - Ben Obina, Soundproof, Canada "Autolux meets Jefferson Airplane." - Filippo Gaetani, Producer, Italy 'So on first listen, all five songs on this handmade EP from the Toronto trio have got everything a band should: Catchy tunes, a smooth voice courtesy of Kim Heron, and a song about cheerleaders. What more could one ask for? 'Pep Rally', which is extremely addictive, makes me think of a gothic cheerleader who obviously doesn't have a lot of spirit. That may be why I like it - it\'s catchy in a dark way, not a Britney Spears way. The girl-guy-girl union gives each song a unique sound as they each take turns singing. The last two songs slow down a bit, but still keep a danceable beat. 'Knock on Wood', which finishes up the short album, makes me want to hear more from these guys. The vocals are well done and I can feel the heart of the band in each word. Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go listen to the moody cheerleader song again.' - Jennifer Kentfield, SoundProof Magazine, Canada.