Back in the early 90s, there was a huge scene in Montreal based around so-called
"warehouse parties". Bands would rent warehouses and hold concerts/parties
until the wee hours of the morning. At the forefront of this scene was
an odd little band called The Snitches. Known at the
time as Monreal's quintessential transexual party band, they made a name
for themselves through these self-booked concerts. Years went by, albums
were recorded, Fringe Fests were played, line ups were changed and they
even snagged an appearence on CBC's Music Works.
now the "rock revival" occuring at the beginning of the millenium.
After a couple of silent years, The Snitches made their grand return to
music...this time backed by Universal Records. With Patrick Hamilton and
Scott Moodie as the only remaining members, they enlisted long time fan
Rico Naud as their drummer and placed band audition notices in the classified
of the major Montreal weeklies. Their new lineup was complete, so they
got some friends together and entered the studio to record Star Witness.
The record is a testament to a band whose notoriety isn't due to the
fact that they've been at the game "before everyone else was doing
it", but by the fact that they're simply an awesome band. Do yourself
a favour and check out the live show if you get the chance.
Snitches - December 21 192kbps, 3.3mb
Snitches - Right Before My Eyes 192kbps, 4.0mb
Snitches - Gets Me Down 192kbps, 5.1mb