The Violet Archers - The End of Part One


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The 2005 debut release from The Violet Archers.

After close to two decades as singer and multi-instrumentalist for rock icons The Rheostatics, writer and producer Tim Vesely steps forward and into a new pair of shoes with The Violet Archers. Vesely is joined by singer and pianist, Ida Nilsen (Great Aunt Ida, Buttless Chaps), drummer Steve Pitkin (The Flashing Lights, Elliott Brood), bassist Aaron MacPherson and guitarist Yawd Sylvester (both of Toronto's Wayne Omaha) for the debut album, The End of Part One.

The dynamics of the band's members are as diverse as the sounds they create: Nilsen's heavy-hearted piano chords give way to Vesely's endearing vocals and infectious pop pieces, and Pitkin's lyrical feel vibes nicely with the Wayne Omaha boys' electro-beauty-rock. By Divine Right's Jose Contreras also lends his quick fingers and na na na's for a few tracks.

"...a classic album of understated pop music from one of the best writers around. " - Read the full review at

Learn more about The Violet Archers at

Possible influences include: Matthew Sweet, Gordon Lightfoot, A.C.Newman.

Previews - The End of Part One

01. The Violet Archers - The End Of Part One - Listen!
02. The Violet Archers - Co-ordinates - Listen!
03. The Violet Archers - Path Of Least - Listen!
04. The Violet Archers - First The Wheel - Listen!
05. The Violet Archers - Saved Me - Listen!
06. The Violet Archers - Simple - Listen!
07. The Violet Archers - A Rising Tide - Listen!
08. The Violet Archers - Time To Kill - Listen!
09. The Violet Archers - All The Good - Listen!
10. The Violet Archers - Fool's Gold Rope - Listen!
11. The Violet Archers - Life And Then - Listen!
12. The Violet Archers - Track Display - Listen!
13. The Violet Archers - Outrovox - Listen!
14. The Violet Archers - Here Come The Feelings - Listen!

Album File Size - MP3 Format - 62.42 MB
Album File Size - CD-quality FLAC Format - 325.19 MB

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