DONOVAN WOODS - Both Ways (LP)
Label : Meant Well
Credits : Produced, Co-Mixed, played some instrumentations and did some arranging.
2019 WINNER Juno Award Contemporary Roots Album Of The Year for “Both Ways”
2019 Nominated Juno Award Songwriter Of The Year for “Both Ways”
2019 Nominated CCMA Roots Album Of The Year
2018 Polaris Music Prize Long Listed
2018 CCMA Roots Artist Or Group Nomination
2018 Nominated Canadian Folk Music Awards English Songwriter Of The Year
2018 WINNER Canadian Folk Music Awards Contemporary Album Of The Year
#36 on Rolling Stone Country’s 40 Best Country And Americana Albums of 2018
Two years on from sharing his Hard Settle, Ain't Troubled LP, Donovan Woods has detailed a follow-up full-length effort.
Titled Both Ways, the album is set to arrive April 20 through Meant Well. Twelve tracks in length, the album was recorded in Toronto and produced by James Bunton.
Billed as "an ambitious lyrical and sonic departure" for the songwriter, Both Ways was inspired by the work of poet Bronwyn Wallace and novelists Richard Ford and Alice Munro.
"The writing I have always liked, is about things that are indicative of a world but not the entire world." Woods said in a statement. "I'm inspired by writing that lead you into the room and then leave you to fill in the details."
Woods has also shared a first track form the album titled "Burn That Bridge." As he said in a statement, the track is "about falling in love with your friend and that early-relationship feeling that, suddenly, clearly, you're never going to need anyone else ever again."