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THE OLYMPIC SYMPHONIUM SHARE NEW SINGLE

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The Olympic Symphonium share another new track from their upcoming album, Beauty In The Tension, due out next month via Forward Music Group.
Listen & Share "Thanks a Lot" Here
 “Thanks A Lot” “is simply the lemonade I made after getting tossed an obscene amount of lemons. Thanks a lot, life," says songwriter Dennis Goodwin. "Sometimes life gets really confusing. Sometimes things just fall apart. Without warning. Without reservation. Beyond our control and understanding, we'll get a stick in our spokes. We'll get stuck in our tracks and have an awfully shaky ride going forward. But we have to go with that flow. However weird, random and uncomfortable that flow may be, it owns us."

Due out February 9th, Beauty In The Tension is the result of rural isolation, small comforts, and the discovery of two pairs of Dark Side Of The Moon pajama pants.

For six days last winter, Nick Cobham, Kyle Cunjak, Dennis Goodwin, and Graeme Walker holed up in the legendary Old Confidence Lodge studio in Riverport, Nova Scotia to focus on 13 new compositions. Working long days with the help and stamina of engineer Diego Medina, the band laid down a batch of songs that were road-tested and ready to be captured in this magical Oddfellows Hall-cum-studio.

Delicious home-cooked meals and harmony vocals were provided by Jennah Barry, a fellow resident of Nova Scotia's south shore, and additional instrumentation was provided by Michael Belyea (Jenn Grant), Tim Crabtree (Paper Beat Scissors), composer / arranger Drew Jurecka, and keyboardist Patrick Lewis. Sonic inspiration came from Pink Floyd, guitarmonies, and Chicago power-ballads.

February 2 - Moncton, NB: Flash Moncton Festival // tickets
March 1 - Saint John, NB: Five & Dime // tickets
March 3 - Breadalbane, PEI: The Dunk

theolympicsymphonium.com // forwardmusicgroup.com