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Reignite 05:20
Good Faith 02:41
Lorelei 03:32
Time To Fall 03:05
A_WAKE 04:26


released October 5, 2016

On this recording, The Northwest Passage features Paul van Kampen (vocals, piano and synths), Darren Young (vocals and guitars), Laura Reid (violin), Daniel Wilson (drums and percussion), Russell Broom (bass guitar), Laura Jones (vocals), and featuring Arran Fisher (backing vocals in Lorelei).

All songs were written by Paul van Kampen except for In Corners We Grow, which was written by Clinton St. John. All songs except for Lorelei were produced and mixed by Russell Broom and engineered by Josh Gwilliam and Russell Broom with assistance from Brennan Kennedy at OCL Studios. Additional recording took place at Broom Closet, Acoustikitty and Magnetic Records studios. Lorelei was produced and engineered by Arran Fisher at Acoustikitty. The entire album was mastered by Spencer Cheyne at The Mixing Station Inc. Artwork [Cover art] by Paul van Kampen, and photography [Cover photo] by Marie Armstrong of Blue Lemon Photography.

Paul would like to thank Laura van Kampen, Georgia, Malcolm, Betty and Margot. Special thanks to Stephen van Kampen, Brett Gunther, Stefan Smith and Matt Chaplin. Daniel would like to thank Brin Bugo, Nick Wilson, Gwen Haworth, Kim Wagner, Lila, and all friends and family.

Special thanks to Clinton St. John, Russell Broom, Josh Gwilliam, Marie Armstrong and Arran Fisher for all of their contributions towards this album.

This recording was made possible through the assistance of the Music Section of the Canadian Council for the Arts.

Reignite is dedicated to the memory of Carson Hemsing.


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The Northwest Passage Calgary, Alberta

Calgary based The Northwest Passage brings you songs that are unmistakable in style and depth. Their introspective lyrics combined with epic rock anthems and pop hooks deliver stories about love, life, death, spirituality and morality.

The Northwest Passage proudly present their debut full length album A_WAKE, recorded with Russell Broom.
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