A visit to his Plateau apartment reveals an endless collection of records from Bob Dylan to Ray Charles. An avid fan of vinyl, Leif Vollebekk’s debut album “Inland” was re-released on 12” (and CD/digital) by Nevado Records (Bahamas, Yukon Blonde) in January 2010, garnering rave reviews and critical acclaim both in Canada and internationally. C
Leif is currently touring “Inland”, with upcoming shows in Canada, UK, Ireland and several other parts of Europe dates TBA shortly, his album will be heard around the world before the summer of 2010. In between tours, he is also working on a second album with famed producer Howard Bilerman (Arcade Fire, Godspeed…) at Hotel2Tango in Montreal.
Here's what some people have had to say:
"A highly accomplished debut." -ChartAttack (****)
"Inland captivates from its first listen." - Exclaim!
"Stellar song arrangements." - Hour (****)
"Inland finds Vollebekk baring his soul and achieving a deep poignancy and effortlessly transcends the singer-songwriter paradigm." - EYE Weekly (****)
-emoragei magazine - (*****)
"An enchanting voice."-NPR, All Songs Considered "
Leif drips talent through his voice, words, songs and instrumental ability." – Hour