Victoria-based singer-songwriter Mike Edel’s new album India, Seattle was just released by Cordova Bay Records, and first single “Blue Above The Green” has a new video, which we’re premiering below.
Raised in rural Alberta, Mike Edel moved to Victoria in 2014, where he quickly established himself as an artist to watch; the CBC even recorded and released one of his live shows in 2013. Check out the video for “Blue Above the Green”, directed by Justin Wotherspoon.
India, Seattle was created with the help of producer Colin Stewart (Dan Mangan, Kathryn Calder) and is big-room folk done right. The album unfolds over 12 cinematic tracks, all of which manage to sound both lovingly hand-crafted and huge at the same time. “Julia” even manages to work Calgary into its chorus and make it sound great, no easy feat.
Watch the new video above, and catch Mike Edel on tour at the dates below.
05.10.15 – The Cornerstone – Guelph, ON
05.12.15 – West End Cultural Centre – Winnipeg, MB
05.13.15 – The Exchange – Regina, SK
05.14.15 – The Slice – Lethbridge, AB
05.15.15 – Expressions Cafe – Nelson, BC