It’s pretty much the protocol in today’s music industry: make a record and then hit the road. Bring songs and stories born in one place to somewhere new.
But Montreal-based singer-songwriter Sweet Roger took the opposite route, travelling the country, sharing and collecting stories and experiences, and finally returning home to appease his reinvigorated creativity. The result is his first full-length record, You’ll Always Have Yourself.
Seamlessly spinning folk, Americana, and alternative influences into lush arrangements ripe with melodic hooks and poignant lyrics, Sweet Roger delivers a debut that betrays the term, sounding instead like the career-defining album from a road-worn artist. And there's good reason for that.
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