Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Artist: Greg MacPherson, Album: Mr. Invitation, Song: Big Skies

Greg MacPherson is a singer songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba.  He is a multi-instrumentalist who began his recording career in 1997 with his independently released debut.  To date he has 8 releases.  His most recent album was released this year.  He has toured internationally and opened for such artists as David Wilcox (see blog 9/12/10) and Chris DeBurgh.  After years of releasing material with local labels like G7 Welcoming Commitee and Smallman Records, he now runs his own label called, Disintegration Records, with Cam Loeppky, who has done a lot of work with bands like Duotang (see blog 11/30/10) as well as The Weakerthans.  Greg is a very gifted songwriter and if you love Americana you should really dig this tune, Big Skies, off his 2010 release, Mr. Invitation.  The drum intro reminds me a bit of the Clash tune, Janie Jones.  You can check out the song on You Tube (  Greg also has another project called Nova and you can check their work out at  Greg will be touring through Germany this month and you can keep tabs on him at  You can also check out the Disintegration Records label at  Greg's album, Mr. Invitation, is available for download from Itunes.  Thanks for reading and enjoy!