"Gorgeous, sun-struck acoustic soul"
~ Globe & Mail
Vancouver’s Reid Jamieson shines his light with an incredible voice, therapeutic lyrics, and a magical way with melodies. A regular on CBC’s Vinyl Cafe, and winner of the grand prize for folk in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, Reid's original recordings feature guests Sarah Harmer, Samantha Parton (Be Good Tanyas) and others. Reid recently recorded and performed with the Cowboy Junkies on The Kennedy Suite project. Well known for his unique covers of Roy Orbison to Mary Margaret O'Hara, Reid has outdone himself on his latest 50s era tribute The Presley Sessions Revisited.
Reid can often be found performing with his songwriting partner (and saucy wife) Carolyn Victoria Mill, Along with their Lennon win, this creative couple wrote their way into the Vancouver Folk Music Festival by winning 1st prize in the Pickin' a Folk Star Contest. Their first record singing together Juniper's Kitchen is a little Johnny & June meets Fleetwood Mac - and all about the songs. You won't want to miss what happens next so please stay tuned...
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"After Reid appeared on the Vinyl Cafe we received tremendous feedback from our audience. He stole the show...He blew me away."- Stuart McLean - CBC Vinyl Cafe
"Prepare to be surprised" - Vancouver Province
"I don’t know how I missed it, but somewhere between the release of his debut CD, ‘Staring Contest’ and what could be mistaken for a simple holiday album ‘Songs For A Winter’s Night,’ Reid Jamieson has become the greatest Canadian pop singer ever.....shouldn’t be held back by radio frequencies, regional borders or time zones. Its simple songs are endearing and unforgettable and should expand his audience to a size that reflects his undeniable talent." - NoDepression.com
"Neither derivative nor nostalgic...The Unavoidable Truth, is a work of elegant, understated beauty that juggles elements of plaintive folk, rock and countrified pop while enveloping the listener in the atmospheric glow of his soulful vocals."- Paste Magazine (4 to Watch)
"Absolutely gorgeous" - Maverick (UK)
"Jamieson's songs are unabashedly crisp (take that, Bonnie Prince!), drenched in wistful piano/guitar melodies, and centered on his satin whisper." - CNet.com
'More than just another promising upstart... rootsy, mellow and honey-sweet.' - TorontoLife.com
'Arresting... dazzling voice' - Toronto Sun
'In a few short bars Reid stole the show' - Now Magazine
'Lovers of classic quality should acquire without hesitation.' - Comes With A Smile - UK
“Happy to follow you, Reid. You're one of the best singers in the country.” @ThatEricAlper