“His songwriting—which celebrates the basic, small-town, homey pleasures of things like bare feet on a gravel road, strawberry season, and autumn leaves—while universal, is precise and beautifully integrated into the music in a way that seems inevitable.” – Barry Hammond, Penguin Eggs
Give It A Whirl, David Newland’s first studio album, was produced by two-time Juno nominee Gregg Lawless.
Give It A Whirl hit the folk chart at CFRC Kingston. Songs from Give It A Whirl are in rotation on Galaxie Folk Roots, the Canadian Roots stream at CBC Music and Radio That Doesn’t Suck and have been spun on many radio shows, including CBC Radio’s ‘Fresh Air‘, Mariposa Music on Sunshine 89.1 Orillia, Just Us Folk on Country 1380 in Brantford, Acoustic Workshop on CIUT, In the Studio on Newstalk 1010 in Toronto, Jen’s Bent on LUradio Thunder Bay, Border City Roots on CJAM 99.1 Windsor/Detroit, Songs from the Wood on CKWR Waterloo, Acoustic Planet on Main Street Radio 88.1 from Erin, ON, CIUT Live from Summerfolk, and more.
Hear tracks from David Newland’s new album, Give it a Whirl on demand at CBC Music.
Give It A Whirl was funded in part by pre-sales and investments from fans and friends. THANK YOU!