Video: Jerry Leger “Read Between the Lines”

Here’s the lovely new animated video for ‘Read Between the Lines’ by the fabulous Jerry Leger. Produced by Michael Timmins of the Cowboy Junkies, the song is reminiscent of 1960s pop and rock with echoing backing vocals and soaring, melodic singing from Leger. It’s taken from his recent studio album, ‘Time Out for Tomorrow’.  This … Continue reading “Video: Jerry Leger “Read Between the Lines””

Interview: Jerry Leger

There are many adjectives you could use to describe Jerry Leger, but one word that immediately springs to mind is “prolific”. ‘Time Out For Tomorrow’, released on the 8th of November, is the 9th studio release from the talented Canadian since he turned 19 years of age, along with three more albums with his side projects, … Continue reading “Interview: Jerry Leger”

Jerry Leger “Time Out for Tomorrow” (Latent Recordings, 2019)

Smart lyrics: check. Characterful vocals: check. Masterful musicianship: check. Sublime songcraft: check. For many listeners, a Jerry Leger album is the very definition of Americana. Since his 2005 debut, Leger has been hugely prolific while managing a remarkably consistent quality in his output. ‘Time Out for Tomorrow’ is no exception, finding Leger and his band, … Continue reading “Jerry Leger “Time Out for Tomorrow” (Latent Recordings, 2019)”

Jerry Leger announces new album, due November

Canadian singer-songwriter Jerry Leger has announced the release of a new studio album ‘Time Out For Tomorrow’ due on November 8th via the Cowboy Junkies’ record label Latent Recordings. The third consecutive record produced by the Junkies’ Michael Timmins, the album unveils ten portraits of the impermanence of life, love, or simply catching a glimpse … Continue reading “Jerry Leger announces new album, due November”

Jerry Leger and the Situation return to the UK

Following a successful first tour of Europe last year, Canadian Jerry Leger returns to the UK for a series of shows with Dan Mock on bass and Kyle Sullivan on drums – both players in Jerry’s band, The Situation. To coincide with the tour, Jerry has released a compilation titled ‘Too Broke To Die: A Retrospective … Continue reading “Jerry Leger and the Situation return to the UK”

Video: Jerry Leger & The Situation “You Really Got It So Bad”

Canadian Jerry Leger will be over in the UK soon with a new retrospective album ‘Too Broke To Die’, from which this excellent song is taken,accompanied by a new, intriguing and slightly disturbing video.  Enjoy… UK Dates April 13 – Record Store Day at Music’s Not Dead, Bexhill 1pm – Record Store Day UK at … Continue reading “Video: Jerry Leger & The Situation “You Really Got It So Bad””

Interview: Jerry Leger

Although it isn’t even the end of April yet, here at Americana UK, there’s already fairly widespread agreement that the whole of 2018 is unlikely to throw up a better album than Jerry Leger and The Situation’s new record, ‘Nonsense and Heartache.’ For someone who’s only just turned 33, Canadian singer-songwriter, Jerry Leger, has already … Continue reading “Interview: Jerry Leger”