Band Records an Ode to Scarborough

Poor Scarborough.  It’s an area of Toronto that doesn’t seem to get any respect.  Perhaps it’s time that someone wrote some music that’s sympathetic to the suburb and its citizens.

Enter The Holiday Crowd and their upcoming album, Over the Bluffs.  Close your eyes and you’d swear this was a long-lost Smiths track from 1985.  It’s quite brilliant, in fact.  

Listen to it here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

2 thoughts on “Band Records an Ode to Scarborough

  • January 11, 2012 at 12:10 am

    brilliant is quite right!

  • January 31, 2012 at 12:11 am

    im very pleased to announce substance can be found east of Victoria Park ave


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