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Rural Alberta Advantage, The - Mended With Gold

  • Performer: Rural Alberta Advantage, The
  • Title: Mended With Gold
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: Canada
  • Record source: Vinyl, LP, Limited Edition, Black & Gold Striped
  • Released: 30 Sep 2014
  • Style: Alternative Rock
  • Label: Paper Bag Records
  • Cat#: PAPER088LP
  • MP3 album: 1354 mb
  • FLAC album: 1031 mb
  • Rating: 4.3/5
  • Votes: 063
Rural Alberta Advantage, The - Mended With Gold


1This City2:27
2Vulcan, AB.2:50
3All We've Ever Known2:49
5The Build3:10
6To Be Scared3:24
7...On The Run3:59
8Runners In The Night3:27
9On The Rocks3:26
11Not Love Or Death3:34
12Our Love...2:56


Limited edition run of 300 units
Matte black packaging w/ gold foil detailing


  • Barcode: 88089308815


Mended with Gold is the third full-length album by Canadian indie rock band The Rural Alberta Advantage, released 30 October 2014 on Paper Bag Records in Canada and Saddle Creek Records in the United States. Nils Edenloff - vocals, guitar. Amy Cole - keyboard, bass, vocals. Paul Banwatt - drums. Leon Taheny - producer, mixing, recording. Matt Lederman - producer, mixing, recording. Joao Carvalho - mastering. Bryan Lowe - assistant mastering. Robyn Kotyk - artwork. Dara Kartz - management. with Gold's second half that the band feels the most engaged. Beginning with the snowy Springsteen shuffle of Runners in the Night, the band plays around with its architecture by re-appropriating the provincial folk of fellow countrymen like Gordon Lightfoot To Be Scared and Neil Young The Build and then shooting it through with just enough Arcade Fire-blasted indie rock melodrama to get the. Album 2014 12 Songs. They have other speeds as heard in the melodic folk of To Be Scared , but Mended with Gold plays to the bands strengths by delivering one soaring chorus after another, much like on their previous two releases. They follow a musical formula, then transcend it with sincerity and intensity. Mended With Gold The Rural Alberta Advantage. The Rural Alberta Advantage. Mended with Gold. The Rural Alberta Advantage's third album doubles down on their secret weapon-drummer Paul Banwatt-and it is, by a wide margin, their boldest and most ambitiously recorded. Mended With Gold. Saddle Creek. Paper the rural alberta advantage. The Rural Alberta Advantage's percussive folk songs about hometowns and heartbreak, and relentless tradition of touring have taken the trio of Amy Cole, Paul Banwatt and Nils Edenloff from humble recognition amongst indie rock die-hards as Canada's best unsigned band to sold-out tours and devoted fans around the world with featured coverage from Spin Magazine, Pitchfork, The New York. The band has been nominated for two 2012 Juno Awards Best New Group and Video of the Year for their song Stamp , long listed for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize, and awarded the CBC Music Prize for Best Independent Artist in 2014. The bands third studio album, Mended With Gold was top album of September 2014 as picked by NPR All Songs Considered. Following 2011s Departing, frontman Nils Edenloff retreated to Bruce Peninsula National Park ironically in Ontario to write the album, apparently in the face of bears, wolves, and record cold. This is likely to be the last album featuring keyboardist Amy Cole, as she departed the group in 2016, with Robin Hatch playing in her stead. Mended With Gold Q&A. More The Rural Alberta Advantage albums. The Wild. Show all albums by The Rural Alberta Advantage. The Rural Alberta Advantage bring enough intelligence and thoughtfulness to their music to ensure that itll appeal to listeners who wouldnt normally like to admit to listening to soaring, emotionally open indie rock. Read full review. If Departing sounded as if absurdly-energetic drummer Paul Banwatt was holding back, then Mended With Gold corrects this modesty a bit. Listen free to The Rural Alberta Advantage Mended With Gold Our Love. This City and more. 12 tracks 38:51. Mended With Gold' Black with Gold Splatter LP. RecordVinyl Digital Album. Includes unlimited streaming of Mended With Gold via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more

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