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Genres You Will Love
Folk: Alternative Folk Pop: Baroque Pop Moods: Type: Lyrical Moods: Type: Acoustic Rock: Adult Alternative Pop/Rock

By Location
Canada CANADA - other CANADA - Alberta

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F&M is a popular baroque pop band known for heartfelt performances and sophisticated style. Touring much of Canada over the past few years, and dipping into Europe, F&M has garnered critical success. Recent highlights for F&M are: 2010album “Sincerely, F&M” took the #1 position on Exclaim’s Folk Chart for 6 weeks (charting for 4 months in 2010/11); a finalist in the Calgary Folk Fest’s Songwriting Competition (2011 and 2012); music from F&M is in the movie “Goon” (2012); Rebecca of F&M was part of a handpicked cast for the Canadian production of Anais Mitchell’s acclaimed folk-opera Hadestown; F&M was a featured performer for The 2012 Edmonton Opera's Storm the Stage.

“Their boxing gloves may be made of velvet (thick, crushed velvet at that), but this trio will punch you" - The Montreal Mirror

"What finely crafted adult pop is all about - not in the schmaltzy easy-listening radio sense, not in the big power notes and diva personalities of mainstream contemporary music, but in the thoughtful, emotional power of true musical story telling." - The Edmonton Journal, CANADA

"a great expressive range!" - CBC Radio, CANADA

"... something so different that you have to sit up and take notice ... a listening experience that you will be hard pressed to find anywhere else." Mossip!, USA

"staying focused and true to the soul of their songs" - VUE Weekly, CANADA

"[Every Light Must Fade] is an overwhelming aesthetic beautiful gift.... F&M's art/style is something that needs to be guarded like a treasure - for one's entire life." Main Echo, GERMANY

"Lullabies for adult minds" - SEE Magazine, Canada

"s a robust artistic statement" Wildy's World, USA

"They hit me like a very gentle and sincere steam-train, but hit me they did." Suffolk 'n' Cool 184, UNITED KINGDOM

"At times the band doesn’t raise their voices above whispers. At times the subdued lead guitar sears. Their songs are always intelligent reflections of life."The Canmore Leader / Banff Crag and Canyon, CANADA

"... wowing audiences ... with an intimate set of touching and thoughtful folk/rock songs... The band ... combines folk ballads with alt rock sounds that draw comparison to The National." Rocky Mountain Outlook, CANADA

"every light must fade is a body of work that matures with each play... each song strengthens and nuances shed skins with each listen. " beyond the ear, CANADA