the indie music database

since 2007




Years Active: 2006 to present

Genre: Indie / Electroacoustic / Folk Rock

Country: Canada


adaline (Guitar , Keyboard)
Tyson Beesley (guitar), former member
Dave Warkentin (bass), former member
Adam Smith (drums), former member

Artist Bio:

With a voice that seamlessly captures intimacy and intensity, ADALINE'S compelling piano compositions, vulnerable lyrics, and haunting melodies have been seducing audiences since 2005. From pulsing rock, to cabaret, to orchestral ballads, ADALINE creates meticulously crafted soundscapes where brass, strings, and vibraphone meet electric guitars and programmed percussion. Classical and pop sensibilities produce soundtracks that are both artistic and accessible. Often compared to the likes of Fiona Apple, Cat Power, and Tori Amos, ADALINE takes her place among these artists as one who is also inspired by the craft of songwriting and the power of performance. ADALINE'S debut full length album, 'Famous For Fire', recorded at the prestigious Factory Studios and at Demitone Productions, was released on April 22nd, 2008. Showcasing the talents of over 20 Canadian musicians the album is a stunning symphonic tapestry with electronic, folk, and rock persuasions. The album has received rave reviews from critics all citing her as one of Canada's most exciting new artists and she was recently placed in the "Top Echelon of Canada's Female Indie singer-songwriters" by the Vancouver Sun, the Calgary Herald, the Edmonton Journal, The Ottawa Citizen, The Star Phoenix, and the Montreal Gazette (February 2009). Since the release, ADALINE continues to sell out......[Read More]