Archive for January, 2008

Barenaked Ladies – Call and Answer

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Occasionally referred to as BnL, the Barenaked Ladies is a Juno-winning and Grammy-nominated Canadian rock band.The members of the band include Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Steven Page, Ed Robertson, and Tyler Stewart.

Barenaked Ladies was formed in 1988 in Scarborough, Ontario, and are best known for hits like “One Week,” “Pinch Me,” “If I had $1,000,000,” and “Call and Answer,” the video below.

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Our Lady Peace – Somewhere Out There

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Often abbreviated as OLP, Our Lady Peace is a Canadian alternative rock band whose members are Raine Maida on vocals and guitar, Duncan Coutts on bass, Jeremy Taggart on drums, and Steve Mazur on guitar.

During their career, OLP has sold over 5 million albums all over the world, won 4 Juno Awards, and won 10 MuchMusic Video Awards. They have won the most number of awards by any artist or group at the MMVA’s.

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Alanis Morissette – Ironic

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Alanis Morissette was born in Ottawa on June 01, 1974 and is a Canadian-American singer, songwriter, record producer, an occasional actress. She has won 12 Juno Awards and 7 Grammy Awards, and has sold more than 60 million albums all over the world.

Her international debut album, Jagged Little Pill holds the title as the best selling debut album by a female artist in the US, and the highest selling debut album worldwide in the history of music. She is also one of the top 20 best selling female artists in music and is the best selling female rock artist ever.

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Nickelback – How You Remind Me

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Nickelback is a rock band based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The members of the band are Chad Kroeger, Mike Kroeger, Ryan Peake, and Brandon Kroeger. The band’s music is heavily influenced by Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Metallica, and Motorhead.

Nickelback got its name from the change that the band member Mike Kroeger often gave to customers in his previous job at Starbucks wherein he’d often say, “Here’s your nickel back.”

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