PS I LOVE YOU
Kingston, Ontario's quick-rising duo, PS I Love You, unleashed their brilliant debut album, Meet Me At The Muster Station, in North America on October 5, 2010 via Paper Bag Records. The ten-track album is a relentless listen that grips and pulls the listener through just under thirty-minutes of squalling Marshall feedback, searing solos, soaring melodies and rock-steady beats and will surely be considered one of this year's finest debuts. Meet Me At The Muster Station will be available on CD, digital and limited-edition clear vinyl. Also, The PS I Love You EP is now available through iTunes and Paper Bag Digital and contains no material from the full length album.
PS I Love You was originally the solo project for multi-instrumentalist Paul Saulnier who has performed in everything from a country-rock band to an improvised noise duo. PS I Love You was intended to be his experimental, pop music outlet using guitar looping pedals, keyboards with some gadgets and gimmicks. The addition of Benjamin Nelson on drums suddenly transformed PS I Love You's little songs into mini, soaring rock anthems. PS I Love You have been extremely busy over the past couple of years having already released two acclaimed 7" singles. The first was a split 7" with friend Diamond Rings in August of 2009. Earlier this year, the band released a 7" for 'Starfield' before wowing audiences at their Canadian Music Week and NXNE showcases. Recently, the band has shared the stage with the hottest indie acts including label-mates Born Ruffians as well as Japandroids and Wavves.
"Honest-to-goodness, hard-line indie rock is alive and well in the great white North. "Facelove"-- a ferociously catchy single from Kingston, Ontario, duo PS I Love You-- was the hiding on the B-side of a shared 7" with "All Yr Songs", last fall's Best New Music-approved track from Toronto's Diamond Rings. Sorry we didn't catch the flipside sooner. "Facelove" is a towering tribute to art of the build, helmed by juicy, punched-up guitar work that demands to be felt (if not just plain gawked at)." - PITCHFORK
"As the nostalgia for bullshit '80s dance music seems to be subsiding for a re-appreciation of'90s gritty angst, PS I Love You have emerged at the perfect time. Live, Saulnier is an overwhelming musical force; his sensitive brute vocals are bolstered by ridiculously great guitar shredding. In its Pixies/Archers of Loaf domain, "Starfiled" showcases his penchant for snaky pop beauty, while "Butterflies & Boners" is a gorgeous display of layered guitar virtuosity unseen this side of Dinosaur Jr." - EXCLAIM!
"The coolest two-piece in Canada isn't from Vancouver, Montreal or even Parkdale. They reside in the university town of Kingston and shred like Yngwie Malmsteen. Comprised of two former frenemies with "a quiet, cool, dude thing going on," PS I Love You formed after the dissolution of singer/guitarist Paul Saulnier and drummer Benjamin Nelson's previous four-piece, Magic Jordan. Though Saulnier used to play his frenetic ragers solo with multiple Casios, a drum machine, bass organ, four amps and a guitar, he's happy for the new addition." - EYE WEEKLY
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