July Talk was formed in Toronto in 2012, and was nominated for Breakthrough Group of the Year at the 2014 Juno Awards. Co-lead singer Peter Dreimanis has a great growl of a voice, kind of like a more snarly version of Tom Waits. Very cool and complimentary sound to Leah Fay’s sweeter tones.
So far, all their videos have been in black and white. They have a real gritty edge to them which suits the music perfectly. Take note of how the vid for “Guns and Ammunition” begins and ends.
All along, all I’ve really wanted to be is a writer. So now I tell people that’s what I am, even though I haven’t earned a dime being a writer.
That being said, I’ll confess that once a day, every day, I wish I was still a musician. That was the one time in my life when I was cool.