Toronto, ON ‚Äì Kingston based singer/songwriter Greg Ball will release his sophomore album, Mr. Rightplace (Ching Music/Fontana North) on June 18, 2013. Recorded at The Bathhouse in Bath, Ontario, the album features 11 new tracks written by Ball and produced by Ching Music founder, Paul Langlois. Drawing from experiences of love and loss, Mr. Rightplace is a product of Ball‚Äôs growing confidence as a songwriter and showcases the tight-knit relationship with his band that includes multi-instrumentalist, Joe Carscallen, drummer Rob Radford and bassist Paul M√ºller.
‚ÄúThis is a band record,‚Äù says Ball. ‚ÄúFour guys with different ideas for 11 songs that all seemed to work. A completely different process from my first record and the way I want to continue recording music.‚Äù
‚ÄúGreg’s voice literally turned my head the first time I heard it,‚Äù says Langlois, who signed Ball to Ching Music in 2011 and has been integral to launching his career. ‚ÄúI consider Mr. Rightplace to be based around that special voice, and his uniquely emotional songwriting.”
Mr. Rightplace is a lean, alt rock album with a hint of country/folk. Lyrically, it circles around life‚Äôs triumphs and misunderstandings, resulting in a set of songs that are raw, real and honest; displaying Ball‚Äôs talents as a vocalist, songwriter and storyteller.
This summer, Ball will perform select dates in support of Mr. Rightplace, followed by a full Canadian tour this fall.
Mr. Rightplace ‚Äî¬†Track Listing
01. My Forte
02. Down To Size
03. Silent Treatment
04. Mr. Rightplace
05. Jackie‚Äôs Song
09. Her Bite
11. Round the bend
Greg Ball ‚Äì Performance Dates
June 7, 2013¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The Comedy Club¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Kingston, ON.
*CD Release Showcase
June 13, 2013¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† NXNE – Sidedoor at SOHO House¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Toronto, ON.
June 14, 2013¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† NXNE ‚Äì The Dakota Tavern¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Toronto, ON.
July 25, 2013¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Rock The Park¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† London, ON.