Keith Macpherson

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This article is about the Canadian singer. For the Australian aviator, see Keith Macpherson Smith.

Keith Macpherson is a Canadian singer, musician, and songwriter. Keith was a member of the Top 22 in the fourth season of Canadian Idol.[1]

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba he auditioned for the show Canadian Idol in Toronto, Ontario. He is an English major at the University of Winnipeg.

He also sings in a local pop group Keith and Renée (formerly named Easily Amused) with Renee Lamoureux.[2] He has been with his band over the past 10 years without a record label or management deal.

Awards[edit]

Since 2001 the combination of the band quickly vaulted them onto national television in Canada. Macpherson's and Lamoureux's CD Release, Simple Stuff, has been nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award in the “Outstanding Pop Album” category.[2]

Canadian Music Award for Best Online Indie Artists. Their touring and performing at American Campuses has recently landed them an award for The Best College Duo in the United States.[2]

Easily Amused Discography[edit]

Three albums have been released by the Easily Amused group:[3]

  • Novice (2001)
  • Simple Stuff (2004)
  • Revolution (2007)
  • Detours (2010)

Easily Amused has also had their songs used in two commercials and three shows radio free Roscoe, 15 love and Degrassi: the next generation. some of the songs used were no one's fool, only a girl, and good year.

Canadian Idol song list[edit]

Songs that Keith performed on Canadian Idol are:

  1. Top 22: Collide (Howie Day)
  2. Top 18: Best I Ever Had (Grey Sky Morning) (Vertical Horizon)
  3. Top 14: Tempted (Squeeze) - Eliminated 07/12/06

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lindsey Ward (2006-07-26). "Keith Macpherson has a plan". CANOE -- JAM! Television. Winnipeg Sun. Retrieved 2007-11-23. 
  2. ^ a b c "Keith and Renée". Kar Music Group. 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-23. 
  3. ^ Jen Zoratti (2007-11-01). "An honest evolution". Feature Story. Uptown Magazine. Archived from the original on 2007-11-09. Retrieved 2007-11-23. 

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