Michael Bernard Fitzgerald “Love Valley” (Treasure Island Recs, 2020)

With the release of his fifth album, ‘Love Valley’, Canadian singer-songwriter, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald has created a wistful dream of an imagined life that is both personal and universal. The songs could be described as a journey through this dream that use thoughts and impressions to generate a literal and emotional landscape. The dream resides in a valley, where there is a farm, dogs, children, a cosy kitchen with an FM radio which sometimes is heard playing Joni Mitchell, a truck, a Harley Davidson and a river to go swimming in. Continue reading “Michael Bernard Fitzgerald “Love Valley” (Treasure Island Recs, 2020)”

Video: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald “I Love That Sound”

This live recording of Michael Bernard Fitzgerald’s latest single, recorded in a beautiful lakeside location in Canada, ends with the camera zooming increasingly closer.  After the final notes are played, lingering and mingling with the sounds of wildlife, Fitzgerald smiles to himself: a warm, open smile, finding joy in the song, its meaning, the playing and his surroundings.  It’s an engaging moment that works well with the intimate nature of ‘I Love That Sound’ and its lyrics. Continue reading “Video: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald “I Love That Sound””