Nathan (band)

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Nathan
Origin Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Genres alt-country
Years active 2001 (2001)–present
Labels Nettwerk
Website nathanmusic.ca
Members Keri Latimer
Shelley Marshall
Devin Latimer
Damon Mitchell

Nathan are a Canadian alternative country band based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The band released four albums and won several awards, including a 2008 Juno Award.

History[edit]

Nathan was formed in 2001. Band members were singer/songwriter Keri McTighe (later Keri Latimer) and bassist Devin Latimer,[1] along with Shelley Marshal and Damon Mitchell.[2][3] After their debut independent album Stranger (Released 2001) won a Prairie Music Award for Outstanding Independent Album, the band signed to Nettwerk Records. In 2004 they released their second album, Jimson Weed,[4] which won two Western Canada Music Awards, two Canadian Folk Music Awards and was nominated for the Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year at the 2005 Juno Awards.[5][2]

In 2007, they released their third album, Key Principles, which won the award for Outstanding Roots album at the Western Canadian Music Awards and for Roots and Traditional Album of the Year (group) at the 2008 Juno Awards.[2]

Keri Latimer has also written and performed as a solo artist,[6] including contributions to the 2008 film soundtrack Frozen River[7] and the 2010 Great Canadian Song Quest. In 2015 She and husband Devin Latimer have formed the band Leaf Rapids.[5][8]

Discography[edit]

  • 2001: Stranger
  • 2004: Jimson Weed
  • 2006: Casserole EP
  • 2007: Key Principles

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manitoba musical couples that play together stay together". CBC Manitoba Scene, February 14, 2012
  2. ^ a b c "Nathan Brings Home the Juno". Winnipeg First, Apr 6th 2008, Rachel Stone
  3. ^ "Multitaskin' Mama". On Manitoba. December 2008 page 23. David Schmeichel
  4. ^ No Depression. Issues 49-54. No Depression. 2004. p. 130.
  5. ^ a b "Musical husband-and-wife duo of roots band Leaf Rapids find balance at home, onstage". Winnipeg Free Press, Erin Lebar 04/16/2015
  6. ^ "Keri Latimer runs a musical household, drawing in husband and two kids" . Winnipeg Free Press, 07/19/2014
  7. ^ "Keri Latimer Composes for Sundance Film Fest Competitor". WinnipegFirst.ca, December 1, 2007.
  8. ^ "Leaf Rapids "Vulture Song" (live video)". Exclaim!, By Sarah Murphy Mar 27, 2015

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