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Sixth & I – Sanctuary

An Evening with Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton

Dec 2, 2017 • 8:00 pm
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Listen to Emily Haines.

The lead singer, keyboardist, and songwriter of Canadian rock band Metric performs music from Choir of the Mind, her first solo project in a decade.

Choir of the Mind comes ten years after her Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton EP What Is Free to a Good Home?, which stemmed from her 2006 LP Knives Don’t Have Your Back. Ten years before that, she released Cut in Half and Also Double under her own name. Her solo projects represent transitions in her life, like Knives Don’t Have Your Back, which emerged after the death of her father, the acclaimed poet Paul Haines.

Haines’ vocals are the focal point of Choir of the Mind. She uses her voice to create spellbinding orchestrations for an effect that is subtle and ghostly on “Wounded,” lush on “Fatal Gift,” and deeply powerful on “Legend of the Wild Horse,” which she calls her “soft anthem.” Her longtime musical partner and Metric bandmate, James Shaw, helped create the album with various instruments and rhythmic elements.

VIP Package includes:

  • One general admission ticket
  • Early entry into the venue
  • Collectible tour lithograph (limited print, numbered)
  • Specially designed Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton tote bag
  • Exclusive Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton journal notebook and pencil (autographed by Emily)
  • Commemorative ticket

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