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Lynn Miles

Lynne Miles

Lynn Miles is one of Canada's most accomplished singer/songwriters with ten albums to her credit including the stark Unravel, winning Miles a 2003 Juno for Roots & Traditional solo album of the year, and was nominated again in 2006 and 2011. Love Sweet Love earning her multiple Canadian Folk Music awards inclulding Best English Songwriter and Best Contemporary Singer.

Her album Slightly Haunted, was a Billboard magazine Top 10 pick for the year, while Unravel was praised by All Music Guide as "sounding as if it's been produced by Daniel Lanois in an Appalichian town" and "a diamond in the rough".

Miles recorded a double album of songs, entitled Black Flowers Vol. 1 & 2. Both new and old songs accompanyed her voice with either solo acoustic guitar or piano. This sparse presentation crystallizes the quality of Lynn's songwriting - highlighting the melody and lyrics in a way that only great songs can be presented. Lynn's album Fall for Beauty was also nominated for a Juno Award in 2010. Her 2015 album Winter has stirring songs about winter and the Christmas season. []

"As director of The Ark acoustic music club in Ann Arbor for forty years from 1968 to 2008, I presented literally thousands of performers, including many wonderful singer-songwriters whose music I now cherish. Of all of these, I find myself listening to the music of Lynn Miles more than that of any other performer who played the club. Her melodies are stunning and I think many of her lyrics are absolute poetry capable of standing alone. If you love good music and you're never really listened to her, you owe it to yourself to do so soon. The point of my writing this is that I can easily say Lynn Miles ranks as my favorite singer-songwriter to have ever played The Ark during my tenure over the last forty years. Flat out my favorite. (This obviously does not include Iggy Pop who played there before I arrived.)" – Dave Siglin
2013: Lynn took home a Canadian Folk Music Award for Solo Artist of the Year for Downpour, and was also nominated for English Songwriter and Contemporary Album.

2014: Lynn Miles with Keith Glass have been nominated for a Sterling Award for Outstanding Score of a Play or Musical for their work on Make Mine Love (Citadel Theatre). The Sterling Awards were created in 1987 to enhance the profile of live professional theatre and bring about a greater awareness of the performing arts in Edmonton.

2003: Lynn Miles won a Juno Award for Best Roots & Traditional Album.
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