The Besnard Lakes set for Edge Festival date

Montreal psychedelic rockers play Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

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This article is from 2010.

The Besnard Lakes set for Edge Festival date

This Montreal quartet’s third album, The Besnard Lakes Are The Roaring Night, has been shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize, which is Canada’s equivalent to the Mercury, and are up against the likes of Broken Social Scene, Caribou and Owen Pallett. Their woozy, gauzy dream pop adds a celestial, alt-rock spin on the falsetto charms of The Beach Boys or the pulsing rock beats of Fleetwood Mac.

Sneaky Pete’s , 08444 999 990, 17 Aug, 7pm, £9. Part of The Edge Festival.

This article is from 2010.

The Besnard Lakes

Montreal-based The Besnard Lakes, fronted by husband and wife Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas, are an indie and folk rock band that have made three albums of atmospheric, haunting music. The four-piece band, whose name comes from the Canadian Besnard Lake in the prairie province of Saskatchewan, produce powerful guitar…

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