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Which is all quite strange because unlike Alanis Morissette’s early teenie-bop dance career, or footage of J. Roberts when he used to work at Much Music in the ’80s, there’s nothing about .
The charming aw-isn’t-that-sweet sentiment of lead track “It’s Cool To Love Your Family” is definingly Feist, bravely and completely out of step with the cynicism and irony that would come to characterize indie rock throughout the next decade.
It’s the guest turns that make you realize there was something special afoot, though.
Dan Kurtz, then of dance-jam band The New Deal and now member of Dragonette, produced and played bass on the album.
Fellow New Dealer Jamie Shields manned keys, studio vet Josh Hicks was on drums, and Leslie brought vocals and guitar.
“She would never commit beyond those, ‘Oh I’ve moved on’ cliché statements.” Perhaps Feist’s reluctance lies in the subject matter on.
At the time Feist would have been dating Andrew Whiteman of Apostle Of Hustle/Broken Social Scene fame.
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“After the Paris attacks [at the Bataclan concert hall last November], a lot of us got on the phone and said we wanted to play,” he said.
Tyler Clarke Burke, who at the time was one-half of influential Guelph label, Three Gut Records, is also thanked.
She’s the one doing the fainting in the “It’s Cool To Love Your Family” video.
So if the cast of contributors and supporters was quality, and the songs were good, why is dead to Feist?
“She would never say why she didn’t want to do anything more with it,” says Burland.