I Like This: Left of Centre

I’ll admit my bias right up front: being from a small town myself, I have a soft spot from bands from places like that who have big-city aspirations.  Just because you’re from the middle of nowhere doesn’t mean you can’t be good. All you need is three chords and an attitude.

Which brings me to Left of Centre, a group of guys originally from Deloraine (pop. 977) and Hamiota (pop. 850), a couple of towns in southwestern Manitoba. They now divide their time between Brandon (pop. 46,000) and Winnipeg. Take a look what they’ve done with a song called “Let This Die.”

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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.

One thought on “I Like This: Left of Centre

  • August 28, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    One of the best relationship lines ever: ” I am slightly lest of center, of the bullseye you’ve created”- Sloan


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