Patrick Murray | Losing Sight of Shore

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Losing Sight of Shore

by Patrick Murray

Canadian East Coast Folk Rock, from Stan Rodgers, Sons of Maxwell to Blue Rodeo and Matt Mays. Wonderful harmonies, catchy lyrics and a true to yourself attitude
Genre: Folk: Folk-Rock
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1. Losing Sight of Shore
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2. Hey Baby
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3. Goodbye My Friend
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4. It's Saturday Night
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5. Rambler
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6. Canada
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Patrick is the front man for the Halifax Folk Rock group Patrick Murray & The Contenders, which was formed in 2012. The formation of “The Contenders” was started because Patrick loved that the full Band sound. He is originally from Saint John, New Brunswick and spent his childhood singing in the Rotary Boys Choir and in his church choir at St John & St Stephen Presbyterian Church. It wasn’t until a government sponsored writers weekend in high school that he started writing poetry which turned into song writing in 1993. That same year he picked up his first guitar while working in Victoria, B.C. and quickly feel in love with both.

Patrick has an extensive knowledge of different cultures and people after travelling the world with his job. He is also a part time student at MSVU working on his sociology degree, but music is his first passion.

In 2007 his song writing exploded after a series of setbacks in his personal and work life. The result was the album “Losing Sight of Shore”. The majority of the songs were written on NS highway 333 the “Peggy’s Cove Highway” and were a sort of therapy for Patrick. In fact “Losing sight of shore” was written on the steps of the church in Prospect Bay.

He started performing at local open mikes in 2007 and then in local amateur contests including being runner up for solo performer at Halifax has Talent in 2007/2008 at former Copper Penny. He then started playing local acoustic shows professionally in Halifax and the South shore.

Patrick started studio work on the album “Losing Sight of Shore” with Charles Austin of the Echo Chamber in Sept 2008. He has worked with some talented and well known Halifax musicians for the album. Artists such as Rob Crowell of Deer Tick, Adam Baldwin of Matt Mays, Brian Zinck of the Persuaders, Wayne Collins from Sunny Acres, Seamus Erskine and Erin Costello.

This is Patrick’s debut EP album which is funded in part from a social media campaign on Indiegogo.com. His music is simple, with catchy lyrics, and he displays a unique voice with harmonies that captures your attention.


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