PS I Love You (band)

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PS I Love You
Origin Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Genres indie rock, garage rock
Years active 2006 (2006)–present
Labels Paper Bag, Rocket Girl
Website myspace.com/psiloveyouband
Members Paul Saulnier, vocals/guitar
Benjamin Nelson, drums

PS I Love You is a Canadian indie rock band formed in 2006 in Kingston. The band is signed to Canadian independent record label Paper Bag Records. The band is a duo, with Paul Saulnier on vocals/guitar/bass pedals and Benjamin Nelson on drums.

Critical acclaim[edit]

The band's debut album, Meet Me at the Muster Station (released October 5, 2010), was reviewed favorably (8.1) by Pitchfork Media, who called it "a compact debut that nonetheless feels momentously epic".[1] As well, their track "Facelove" received an 8 and was branded "Best New Music" by Pitchfork Media.[2]

Meet Me at the Muster Station received Exclaim!'s No. 4 spot for Top Pop & Rock Albums of 2010.[3] Writer Alex Hudson describes the band's debut as "fully formed." Hudson goes on to say, "this Kingston duo delivers its catchy hooks with brute force, pummeling listeners with fuzzy guitars and thundering rhythms."

Meet Me at the Muster Station was placed on the longlist of nominees for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize.[4]

Their sophomore album, Death Dreams, was released on May 8, 2012, on Paper Bag Records.[5] The record was their second consecutive nomination to the Polaris Prize Long List.[6]

The band will release their third studio album titled For Those Who Stay on the July 22, 2014, on Paperbag Records.[7]

Band members[edit]

Members

Touring members

  • Tim Bruton – bass, rhythm guitars, keyboards, backing vocals (2011–present)

Discography[edit]

  • 2008 - EP - CD Apple Crisp Records (2010 re-release on Paper Bag Records)
  • 2009 - Diamond Rings / PS I Love You - 7" Hype Lighter
  • 2010 - Starfield - 7" Thing Itself
  • 2010 - Meet Me at the Muster Station - CD/LP Paper Bag Records
  • 2010 - Leftovers (feat. Diamond Rings) - 7" Paper Bag Records
  • 2011 - Figure it Out (A Collection of Singles and EPs by PS I Love You) - LP Paper Bag Records
  • 2012 - Muster Sessions - digital Paper Bag Records
  • 2012 - Death Dreams - CD/LP Paper Bag Records
  • 2014 - For Those Who Stay - CD/LP/download/Cassette Paper Bag Records

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