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DAN MANGAN Label Release Party w/ special guests SAID THE WHALE + JAMES LAMB: Dan Mangan, Said the Whale, James Lamb

Sat. July 21st 2007 8pm @  Chapel Arts (No Minors) 8pm
Tickets at: Zulu Records, Scratch Records,
Presented by: I.M.U. Productions
. Saturday, July 21st IMU presents DAN MANGAN Label Release Party w/ special guests SAID THE WHALE + JAMES LAMB @ The Chapel, 305 Dunlevy at Cordova, Doors 8pm / $12 Advance @ Zulu, Scratch & online at / $15 Cover at door

Dan Mangan has wrapped three international tours throughout the US and UK, showcased at SXSW and The Viper Room, and was featured as part of NME's recent Canadian music compilation CD. Be sure to join Dan and his special guests Said The Whale & James Lamb for the File Under: Music! Records official label release of his "Postcards and Dreaming" CD release at Vancouver's newest venue, The Chapel! With your admission you'll also receive a limited collector's edition EP of demos and live tunes!

DAN MANGAN is a magnetic, vocally ambitious performer who combines thoughtful lyrics and addictive guitar melodies with passion and raw emotion. The graveled sweetness of his weather-beaten voice is immediately recognizable and endearing, superbly supported by a highly talented backing band. Dan's latest CD "Postcards and Daydreaming" is a fluid piece of work with diverse yet complementary grooves, styles and tones. After two hugely successful showcases at Austin's SXSW and The Viper Room in LA, Dan heads abroad to tour the UK and showcase at Brighton's The Great Escape Festival. "This folk singer may only be 23, but he sings with the soul of Woody Guthrie" - NME

SAID THE WHALE - Influenced by oceans, stars, summer, winter, roadtrips, pretty things, ugly things, good and bad music, Said The Whale is the collective brainchild of Ben Worcester and Tyler Bancroft.

JAMES LAMB "captivates his audiences with his sultry melodies, excellent combination of musicians and instruments (Aaron Joyce on Dorbo & Wiesenborn; Richard St. Ogne on Cello, Sarah Ciantar on Accordion & Vocals, Karly Warkentin on vocals). His finger-aerobics style mixed in with the other voices makes the whole experience quite symphonic. The songwriting is peerless and completely catchy and I have been raving about this guy since I have seen him play. Lets hope word of mouth catches on!" - Kristen Cudmore / Left Hip Magazine

Dan Mangan (Indie/Folk)

The son of lawyer Mike Mangan. "The deliciously downbeat Postcards and Daydreaming a good sulky-day companion for anyone who has already invested in the collected works of Hayden or Crooked Fingers." -The Georgia Straight Gaining fans with every performance, Dan Mangan is slowly making his way from Vancouver to the depths of your listening... more info

Said the Whale

Said The Whale formed in 2007 as a collaboration between songwriters Ben Worcester and Tyler Bancroft. The pair's debut EP, Taking Abalonia, featured sunny west coast indie pop, with breezy harmonies, shimmering guitars, and lyrical tributes to their home city of Vancouver. In 2008, the album was rereleased as Howe Sounds/Talking Abalonia, featurin... more info
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