Birds of Wales
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|Birds of Wales|
|Genres||Folk rock, indie rock, pop|
|Labels||Sparks Music/Emi |
|Associated acts||Morgan Cameron Ross|
|Members||Morgan Cameron Ross|
|Past members||Mike Caputo
Birds of Wales have toured Europe five times with everyone from Xavier Rudd to Dragonette to The Sadies, had their video for "Cinderella" on full rotation on MuchMoreMusic, received extensive radio play across North America and the UK. Birds of Wales are headquartered out of Toronto, Canada, and inevitably spend most of their time on the road.
Tracks from Birds of Wales' first CD received significant airplay on Canadian commercial & college radio, and have been broadcast across North America on XM and Sirius Satellite Radio. Bow song, My Lady; in July was the most played song on "The Verge," XM's new music station, in June 2006. Birds of Wales has also earned the attention of fans in Europe, releasing their Fall of the 49 CD in the UK and Spain on Invisible Hands Music (Thomas Dolby, The JAM) following five successful European tours in 16 months time. The first single from this disc, Cinderella (Has Nothing on You), was featured on a compilation CD - 560,000 copies of which were distributed throughout Ireland earlier this year. The video for Cinderella also was on full rotation on MuchMoreMusic in Canada.
Birds of Wales released their first full-length album, Belgravia Hotel, on Sparks Music/Emi in Canada on April 13, 2010. The first single off the record is the song, Uninteresting.
Birds of Wales' lead singer, Morgan Cameron Ross, is also the front man of band, Bellwoods. Morgan Cameron Ross is also a songwriter known for writing for/with such artists as Ryan Cabrera, Bobby Bazini, Sarah Slean, Hawksley Workman, Ron Sexsmith and many others.
- Morgan Cameron Ross – Vocals, guitar
- Ben Standage – Drums
- Daniel Taylor – Bass
- Interview with Morgan Ross On tour with Dragonette from Niagara Weekly
- IXDaily Article
- Review of Birds of Wales gig by David Topping on June 12, 2006 for Torontoist
- Vfest Review by Ben Raynor on September 6, 2007 for Toronto Star
- Bobby Bazini Interview by IX Daily for IX Daily