Entertainer. Explorer. Effervescent. Canadian singer-songwriter Bryce Thomas has oft traveled the back roads of the Canadian music scene in search of corpulent grace. Harlot of the musical stage. Singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, mandolin-ist, aspiring percussionist and, dare we forget, accordionist. Bryce's music is at times folk-y, often rock-y and occasionally pop-y. The love child of 1970s David Bowie, 1980s Raffi, 1990s Dave Matthews and 2000s Hawksley Workman... yes it was one heck of an industry party. When not coaxing music from stringed things, Bryce traverses the murky depths of international stardom. A fable of his own making.
THIRD TIME LUCKY? Here I come, Searchlight 2018 !
SUBURBAN WRECK EARNS CBC SEARCHLIGHT 2017 REGIONAL TOP TEN LIST!!
Well knock me down with a feather! My song Suburban Wreck earned a REGIONAL TOP TEN spot in the CBC Searchlight 2017 contest. Many thanks to @CBCMusic for helping make this undiscovered suburban rock star a little less undiscovered!
WATCH MY SELF-FILMED VIDEO FOR "SUBURBAN WRECK":
My latest video was self-filmed and edited by yours truly for the @CBCMusic Searchlight 2017 contest... an ode to life run-aground in the suburbs:
SEARCHLIGHT 2017: Here we go again!
My rock star quest for Canadian music industry gratification continues! http://www.cbcmusic.ca/searchlight/1014 ...My song "Suburban Wreck" is in the running for #CBCMusic's #Searchlight 2017... an ode for all of us currently run-aground in the suburbs (and any of you who just love to rock it up!). I hope my rockstar alter-ego can earn your vote every day!
NEW ALBUM NOW AVAILABLE!
My latest album, IMMOVABLE FEAST (released September 2015), was written, sung/guitar'd/piano'd/drum'd, recorded, and produced by yours truly in my home while kids caroused. The album features 11 folk-rock infused songs expressing the highs and lows of being run-aground in the suburbs. Family, friends and fans say they hear echoes of Simon & Garfunkel, The Waterboys, and David Bowie; perhaps you will as well.
HAVE A LISTEN & READ THE LYRICS
NEW VIDEO: Dig My Own Grave
For this video, I took footage I shot of my love in Paris during Nuit Blanche and used it as a fluid and somewhat haunting visual backdrop for my song DIG MY OWN GRAVE from my album MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN:
NEW VIDEO: Soul Right
Self-filmed for the 2016 CBC Searchlight competition, my video for SOUL RIGHT has the distinguished honour of being my first-ever music video. Being a Gemini came in handy during shooting. Me, myself and I, hope you like it.
Now here we are many years later, We've got the kids to keep us from failure – YOU BELONG TO ME
Let me be the thunder that wakes you from your sleep, and slowly draws you under and lulls you back to sleep – THE WAVES
So it comes back to me, Bottle wine 3am, And the moon arcs high over you and I, I'm watchin' you watchin' me… wait and see – ILLUSION
Suburban life's like an automobile wreck, You'd hit the brakes but you're already in it – SUBURBAN WRECK
Takes a long life to get your soul right, takes all you got and then some – SOUL RIGHT
Ya we'll burn one up and fall right in, Cause the sun is warm and so's your skin – SKIN
Everyone is Molly's friend, They'll love Molly to the end, If only Molly could see, No one thinks she's worth the novelty – GOOD MORNING MOLLY
Take control, Count it down, Ya they bounced off the moon and made some squishy sound – BREATH
Oh my eyes they burn from the smoke you blew in the them, Makes me blind to the lives that we designed – SELDOM
Someone call out the dogs, Someone call out their names, Someone call out whoever here's to blame – 500 POUNDS
I believe it's true that I can see in you, All these changes in me comin' round – AFTERTASTE