Dennis Ellsworth & Kinley Dowling
Dennis Ellsworth & Kinley Dowling will release a CD, Everyone Needs to Chill Out, with a soft launch at Trailside Café in Mount Stewart on June 16.
The album was recorded in Toronto, ON over 4 days at The Trailer with Aaron Comeau. Though they have played together for more that eight years, this marks the first time Dennis and Kinley have released an album of songs as a duo. It features harmonies, violins, synths, cool sounds, and a few trains.
Tracks on the new project are I’m Obscured, Virginia, Panorama High, Snowing In Amsterdam, Something Beautiful, I Tried to Be Your Lover, Sorrowful Woman, Peaks of Heaven, Washington, Joni.
Dennis Ellsworth is a veteran and founder or co-founder of numerous bands—The Rude Mechanicals, The Little Pilgrims, Battery Point, and Haunted Hearts. As a solo artist he has released Chesterfield Dweller of the Year, Love Knows Love, Hazy Sunshine, Dusk Dreams, and Romantic as it Gets. Dusk Dreams, produced by David Barbe (Drive-by Truckers, Sugar) in Athens, GA, won him Music PEI Roots Contemporary Recording, Songwriter and Album of the Year.
Kinley Dowling is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist and member of Newfoundland’s indie ensemble Hey Rosetta! She recently released her solo debut album Letters Never Sent as KINLEY. Kinley is a sought after string player and has recorded on over 50 records.
Dennis and Kinley are leaving PEI on June 26 for a three-week tour of England to promote Everyone Needs to Chill Out.