Thursday, February 14, 2008

New Basia Bulat

Basia Bulat (London On) opened for Hayden at the end of January, she was terrific as always, and played a couple of songs that I hadn't heard before. This was a little surprising since I had seen her a couple of times live, bought her album Oh, My Darling, and was unaware that she had anything new in the works. So, after hearing these songs I was a little crabby not knowing anything about them, when or if they had been recorded, how to get a hold of them, or whether they were originals or covers. Well, I've completed part of the puzzle courtesy of i(heart)music (Ottawa) who posted Basia's CBC Radio 3 session this December. The CBC performance is basically identical to her set opening for Hayden except she played solo in her opening gig, which, again, was outstanding.

I've got three new mp3s for you, including a very Tracy Chapman-esque opening to her set with 'Home', and a couple of videos from her set in London.

[mp3]Basia Bulat - Home.mp3
[mp3]Basia Bulat - Heart Of My Own.mp3
[mp3]Basia Bulat - The Shore.mp3

The rest of the CBC set is available at i(heart)music.

"Heart of My Own"

"The Shore" - the sound is great on this video, highly recommended.

Do yourself a favour and buy Oh, My Darling for your mom/girlfriend/sister I guarantee they'll love it. And you probably will too, unless you are a heartless a-hole. Its available here - and probably everywhere else.


Jesse said...

The URL for Heart of My Own doesn't seem to work.

The R.O.B. said...

Should be fixed. Thanks.