Failer

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Failer
Studio album by Kathleen Edwards
Released January 14, 2003
Genre Country
Label MapleMusic (Canada)
Zoë (USA)
Producer Dave Draves
Kathleen Edwards chronology
Failer
(2003)
Back to Me
(2005)

Failer is the commercial debut album by Canadian singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards. It was released January 14, 2003 on the independent labels MapleMusic in Canada and Zoë Records in the United States, and features the singles "Six O'Clock News" and "Hockey Skates".

Rolling Stone declared Edwards one of year's most promising new acts, and Blender said that Failer's songs possessed "an indefinable pull that makes you love the characters they describe."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Six O'Clock News" – 4:34
  2. "One More Song the Radio Won't Like" – 4:23
  3. "Hockey Skates" – 4:26
  4. "The Lone Wolf" – 4:52
  5. "12 Bellevue" – 3:41
  6. "Mercury" – 3:29 l
  7. "Westby" – 2:25
  8. "Maria" – 3:43
  9. "National Steel" – 4:50
  10. "Sweet Lil' Duck" – 4:28

Personnel[edit]

  • Kathleen Edwards – vocals, acoustic guitar, strings, piano, feedback
  • Peter von Althen – drums, percussion
  • Kevin McCarragher – bass
  • Jim Bryson – electric guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Dave Draves – organ, piano, vibes, feedback
  • Fred Guignon – slide guitar, lap steel, national steel
  • Keith Snider – banjo
  • Joel Anderson – drums, percussion
  • Maury Lafoy – piano
  • Dave Dudley – drums
  • Petr Cancura – baritone, soprano saxophone
  • Tom Thompson – pedal steel
  • Blair Phillips – alto saxophone
  • John Whynot – Mixing

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