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Allison Crowe

”I love singing for people,” says Allison Crowe. “It's a way to connect and share with others. Communication is crucial. Just being able to do what I do, to write and sing and perform, makes me feel not only alive, but incredibly lucky. Knowing at any moment everything could change, I don't take one second for granted.”

“Allison sings with such an intensity of emotion, it's easy to see why she's often quoted as saying 'Why music? Why breathing?',” notes pioneering music blog Muruch. “That kind of artistic passion seems extremely rare these days.”

Born November 16, 1981 in the harbour city of Nanaimo, BC, Crowe's home since 2005 is Corner Brook, NL. From the lovely isle of Newfoundland her reach is global. Millions of people enjoy her vocal, piano, guitar+ songs and music videos - on land, sea, and in the air - everywhere from an home-computer in the Gulf to a state ceremony in Tasmania.

“Allison Crowe has a voice to fall in love with,” says UK music industry journal Record of the Day. “She is from Vancouver Island in Canada, descended from Scottish, Irish and Manx stock. She's exactly the sort of artist who can make serious headway on her own label and that's just what she's doing.” Across the sea, Ray Padgett (Cover Me, SPIN, Mashable) observes: “There are some voices that speak (or sing) for themselves. You know the ones. Voices where it doesn't matter what they sing. Voices where it doesn't really matter what instruments support them. Solomon Burke has such a voice. Jeff Buckley had it. Allison Crowe has it too.”

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”The first thing you notice about Allison Crowe is her voice. Rich and dark, it seems to come from a place most singers can only dream of accessing. Then there are the songs. Filled with raw passion and accompanied by eloquent piano playing” ~ Clodagh O'Connell (The Courier, Rolling Stone+ N.A.)

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“Una voce incredibile per una forza della natura.” ~ Reset Radio (Italy)

“Canada's finest songwriter” ~ Stephen Thomas (Co-founder Folkroom Records UK)

“Her extraordinarily emotive way of singing and the subtle beauty of her songs stand out from just about any other artist ever.” ~ Muruch (USA)

“There are some voices that speak (or sing) for themselves

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Discography

Heirs + Grievances

Heirs + Grievances

Rubenesque Records Ltd.
2016

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Songbook

Songbook

Rubenesque Records Ltd.
2014

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Tarry Trousers

Tarry Trousers

Rubenesque Records Ltd.
2014

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Newfoundland Vinyl II

Newfoundland Vinyl II

Rubenesque Records Ltd.
2014

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Newfoundland Vinyl

Newfoundland Vinyl

Rubenesque Records Ltd.
2013

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Heavy Graces

Heavy Graces

Rubenesque Records Ltd.
2013

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