Mercy, the Sexton
|Mercy, the Sexton|
|Origin||St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada|
Mat "Chewy" Lacombe
|Past members||Chris Johansen|
Mercy, the Sexton is a Canadian indie pop band from St. John's, Newfoundland, founded by brothers Luke and Duncan Major in March 2007. The other band members initially were Chris Johansen and Jon Hynes. The band is now a five-piece, including the Major brothers, Hynes, Mat Lacombe, and Jamie March.
Their debut album, Another Month, produced by Jody Richardson, was released in April 2008. In December 2008, Another Month won the inaugural Atlantis Music Prize, a juried award based on the concept of the Polaris Music Prize, but given for album of the year in Newfoundland and Labrador. Other acts on the shortlist included Hey Rosetta! and Duane Andrews.
- 2008: Another Month
- 2010: Say It Back
- no byline (December 6, 2007). "Paper Covers Rock: Synth kids prep new EP", The Scope. Retrieved on 2009-04-11.
- Sakamoto, John (December 13, 2008). "The Anti-Hit List", Toronto Star, p. E5.
- Paolozzi, John (December 5, 2008). "Mercy, The Sexton Wins The Atlantis Music Prize", CBC Radio 3. Retrieved on 2009-04-11.
- no byline (December 5, 2008). "Atlantis winner announced", The Scope. Retrieved on 2009-04-11.
- Lepage, Mark (October 3, 2008). "Pop Montreal: Mercy the Sexton, Smothered in Hugs, Black Hat Brigade", The Gazette. Retrieved on 2009-04-17.
- Alscher, Chris (December 5, 2008). Interview with Luke Major on CBC Radio 3.
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