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White Lung
White-lung-2014.jpgWhite Lung in 2014; from left to right: Anne-Marie Vassiliou, Mish Way, Kenneth William
Background information
OriginVancouver, British Columbia, Canada
GenresPunk rock, indie rock[1]
Years active2006 (2006)–present
LabelsDeranged, Hockey Dad, Sabotage, Domino Recording Company
Associated actsNü Sensae, Eating Out, Wax Idols, Deap Vally
Websitewhitelung.ca
MembersMish Way
Kenneth William
Anne-Marie Vassiliou
Past membersNatasha Reich
Grady Mackintosh
Hether Fortune

White Lung are a Canadian punk rock band formed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2006. consisting of Mish Way-Barber (vocals), Kenneth William (guitars) and Anne-Marie Vassiliou (drums).[2] They have released two albums on Deranged Records and their latest two on Domino Recording Company. The band is in rotation on CBC Radio.[3] Exclaim! has named the band's first full-length album It's the Evil as 2010's punk album of the year. The band was nominated for Punk/Hardcore Artist/Group of the Year at the 2011 Canadian Music Week Indie Awards.

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Band members
    • 2.1 Current
    • 2.2 Former
  • 3 Discography
    • 3.1 Studio albums
    • 3.2 Singles
    • 3.3 Various artists compilations
    • 3.4 Music videos
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

History

White Lung is a Canadian punk rock band formed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2006.[4] They first attained recognition as one of the standout acts involved with the Vancouver Emergency Room scene.[5] Exclaim! named the band's first full-length album It's the Evil as 2010's punk album of the year.[6] Anne-Marie is an ex-member of the band The Riff Randells.

The band was nominated for Punk/Hardcore Artist/Group of the Year at the 2011 Canadian Music Week Indie Awards.[7] Their second album, Sorry, was released 29 May 2012 to critical acclaim from Spin,[8] Pitchfork,[9] Magnet,[10] Exclaim![11] and Rolling Stone.[12]

White Lung released their third studio album, Deep Fantasy, on 16 June 2014 through Domino Recording Company. It resulted in increased exposure and the band began to play larger venues.[13] In 2015, the band announced that Lindsey Troy of Deap Vally had joined as a touring bass-player.[14]

The band's fourth album, Paradise, was released on May 6, 2016.[13] In contrast to previous records, the album had "more story-centric songs while Barber-Way find that live the older songs "have taken on a new meaning when I'm onstage. I conjure up a new kind of anger".[13]

Current

  • Mish Way-Barber – lead vocals
  • Kenneth William – guitar
  • Anne-Marie Vassiliou – drums [15]
  • Caroline Doyle- bass (2016-present)[16]

Former

  • Natasha Reich – guitar [17]
  • Grady Mackintosh – bass [18][19]
  • Hether Fortune – bass [20][21]
  • Lindsey Troy – bass [20]

Studio albums

  • It's the Evil (2010)
  • Sorry (2012)
  • Deep Fantasy (2014)
  • Paradise (2016)

Singles

"Local Garbage"

  • Released: September 2007[22]
  • Format: 7" Vinyl 45 RPM
  • Label: Hockey Dad Records
  • Tracks: "Local Garbage", "Breaking Boxes", "Amy White Out"[23][24]

"Magazines"

  • Released: 18 May 2008
  • Format: 7" Vinyl 45 RPM/DD
  • Label: Deranged
  • Tracks: "Magazines", "Therapy", "Backhouse"[25]

"Atlanta" from the album It's the Evil

  • Released: 21 May 2010
  • Format: 7" Vinyl 45 RPM/DD
  • Label: Deranged
  • Tracks: "Atlanta", "D.O.I.", "80,000 Times"[26]

S/T

  • Released: 6 September 2012
  • Format: 7" Vinyl 45 RPM/DD
  • Label: Sabotage Records
  • Tracks: "Two of You", "Hunting Holiday"

Songs About The South

  • Released: 6 September 2013
  • Format: 7" Vinyl 45 RPM/DD
  • Label: Deranged Records
  • Tracks: "Blow it South", "Down With You"

"Drown With the Monster" from the album Deep Fantasy

  • Released: 28 April 2014
  • Format: 7" Vinyl 45 RPM/DD
  • Label: Domino Records
  • Tracks: "Drown With the Monster", "Snake Jaw"

Various artists compilations

"Therapy" from the album The Emergency Room Vol. 1

  • Released: 24 June 2008[27]
  • Format: LP/DD
  • Label: Grotesque, Modern/Nominal
  • Tracks: "Therapy"[28]

References

  1. ^ Lymangrover, Jason. "White Lung". Allmusic. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Kaplan, Ilana (22 July 2016). "White Lung's Mish Barber-Way Talks Matrimony And Finding Her Own Paradise". papermag.com. Retrieved 4 Aug 2016. 
  3. ^ "White Lung Artist Page". CBC Radio 3. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "White Lung Band Profiles". Punknews.org. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  5. ^ Gormely, Ian (25 June 2014). "White Lung - Torn Together". Vancouver: Exclaim!. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  6. ^ Villeneuve, Nicole (December 2010). "Punk - Year in Review 2010". Exclaim!. Toronto: 1059434 Ontario Inc. p. 30. ISSN 1207-6600. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  7. ^ "2011 INDIES NOMINEES". Canadian Association for the Advancement of Music & The Arts. Retrieved 25 March 2011. 
  8. ^ Martins, Chris (2 October 2013). "Hear White Lung 'Blow It South' on Darkly Clanging Single". Spin (magazine). Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  9. ^ Pelly, Jenn (30 July 2012). "White Lung - Sorry - Album Reviews". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  10. ^ Reed, Bryan (31 December 2012). "Best Of 2012: Punk/Hardcore". Magnet (magazine). Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  11. ^ Adams, Gregory (29 May 2012). "White Lung 'Sorry'". Exclaim!. Toronto: 1059434 Ontario Inc. ISSN 1207-6600. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  12. ^ Sheffield, Rob (20 December 2012). "The 10 Best Albums of 2012". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  13. ^ a b c Grow, Kory (3 August 2016). "White Lung on Sweaty Summer Tour, Character-Driven New LP". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 4 Aug 2016. 
  14. ^ Cooper, Leonie. "Deap Vally frontwoman to join White Lung as touring bass player | NME.COM". NME. Retrieved 4 Aug 2016. 
  15. ^ McCutcheon, Jody (14 September 2010). "Music Review White Lung - It's the Evil". Chart. Toronto: Chart Communications. chartattack.com. ISSN 1198-7235. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  16. ^ Ranta, Alan (12 Mar 2016). "White Lung The Cobalt, Vancouver BC, March 11". Exclaim!. Toronto: 1059434 Ontario Inc. ISSN 1207-6600. Retrieved 9 Feb 2017. 
  17. ^ Hughes, Josiah (July 2010). "Interviews White Lung's Second Coming". Exclaim!. Toronto: 1059434 Ontario Inc. ISSN 1207-6600. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  18. ^ Ducker, Eric (4 December 2013). "A Rational Conversation: Mish Way On 2013 In Music". NPR. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  19. ^ Sacher, Andrew (6 December 2013). "Ceremony, White Lung, Perfect Pussy & Sleepies played a wild show at NYU's E&L Auditorium". Brooklyn Vegan. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  20. ^ a b Cooper, Leonie (7 April 2015). "Deap Vally frontwoman to join White Lung as touring bass player". NME. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 
  21. ^ Sacher, Andrew (29 May 2012). "Ceremony, White Lung, Perfect Pussy & Sleepies played a wild show at NYU's E&L Auditorium (pics)". Boston Vegan. Retrieved 6 December 2013. 
  22. ^ "Discography". Apple Inc. iTunes.ca Store. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  23. ^ Local garbage (sound recording), Ottawa: Library and Archives Canada, AMICUS No. 33565255, retrieved 6 March 2011 
  24. ^ Hughes, Josiah (November 2007). "White Lung > Local Garbage". Exclaim!. Toronto: 1059434 Ontario Inc. ISSN 1207-6600. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  25. ^ "White Lung - Magazines". Discogs. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  26. ^ "White Lung - Atlanta". Discogs. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  27. ^ "Emergency Room Vol. 1". Apple Inc. iTunes.ca Store. 24 June 2008. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  28. ^ "EMERGENCY ROOM VOL 1". Nominal Records. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 

External links

  • Official website
  • Bio @ Deranged Records
   

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