I Like This: Edgar Breau

One of the great unsung Canadian bands was Simply Saucer, a proto-punk-slash-psych band from Hamilton that was around in the late 70s.  But once the band dissolved, singer and guitarist Edgar Breau sold all his electric gear and became besotted with the possibilities of acoustic music.

Simply Saucer is still active after a reunion about a decade ago but Edgar has continued to explore his acoustic muse.  Next month, he’ll release Patches of Blue on a label called Flying Inn Recordings.  Please give this a listen.

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 “I Like This: Edgar Breau

  • January 19, 2012 at 4:35 pm
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    Hey Alan. Edgar is a friend of mine and will be happy to hear you sing his praises! FYI the album is already available on the Canadian iTunes store for purchase.

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  • January 24, 2012 at 4:45 am
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    Sounds good. Reminds me of Ray Davies if he was friendly with Syd Barrett. No — sounds like Edgar Breau!

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