Canadian R&B soul sensation Jacksoul are sharing their souls on their new record.
The band, fronted by singer Haydain Neale, began to carve a niche for themselves in Canadian radio with their 2000 record Sleepless which spawned the single "Can't Stop."
The idea for their newest record MySoul dawned upon them after performing the Guess Who's "These Eyes" at the rocker's induction into the Canadian Songwriter's Hall of Fame. That one cover set off an entire record of cover songs described on their official website as "a tribute to some of the most soulful recordings ever made."
Though the songs they cover are soulful, they are not necessarily by soul singers as the band tackles everyone from Curtis Mayfield to David Bowie, Radiohead and even Ashlee Simpson.
The album is rounded of with a bit of Jacksoul's own brand of soul with the original song "oneSONG."
Here are the tracks you'll find:
"My Ever Changing Moods" (Style Council)
"Superfly" (Curtis Mayfield)
"Love TKO" (Teddy Pendergrass)
"Ashes To Ashes" (David Bowie)
"Try" (Blue Rodeo)
"These Eyes" (The Guess Who)
"Been Caught Stealing" (Jane's Addiction)
"High & Dry" (Radiohead)
"Pieces Of Me" (Ashlee Simpson)
"It's Over" (Level 42)
"Knock On Wood" (Eddie Floyd)
"1979" (Smashing Pumpkins)
"Change Is Gonna Come" (Sam Cooke)
Following the release of the record on June 20th the band will be heading out on the road:
June 15, Burlington, ON - Sound Of Music Festival
June 20, Toronto, ON - First Canadian Place
June 22, Toronto, ON - Harbourfront
June 24, Regina, SK - Casino Regina
June 25, Winnipeg, MB - Burton Cummings Theatre
June 26, Saskatoon, SK - Bessborough Gardens Main Stage
June 28, Castlegar, BC - Element Club
June 29, Victoria, BC - Courtyard At Market Square
June 30, Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom
Writer: Michelle Garcia