Coming Out of Abbotsford B.C., OLD MARE (which is made up of members Chris Janzen, Franklyn Currie, Eran Vooys , Mark Lainchbury, and Russ O’Shea) are proud to release their new E.P. YOU DESERVE MORE.  The album is a collection of Alt country/ Alt rock songs in the style of Bruce Springsteen, The National, Nick Cave, and Ryan Adams.  OLD MARE, like these artists, have a love for strong music and passion filled song writing.  YOU DESERVE MORE is a collection of songs that highlight the bands well written music and lyrics.   Recorded with producer/engineer Chris Michael who has worked with such artists as Alexi Murdoch, Hot Hot Heat, and the Canadian tenors, OLD MARE worked hard on recording the album. Over the last two years, recording the album at AI Studios and the legendary Mushrooms studios. OLD MARE are excited of what has come out of those sessions. YOU DESERVE MORE also features the bass playing of MMVA and Western canadian music award winner Stephen O’Shea of YOU SAY PARTY on “Pistols at Dawn”, “Jealous Heart”, and “Cloak and Dagger.” 

    Pistols At Dawn and Jealous Heart, the lead off singles, capture listeners through the story telling content and soaring melodies. Both songs deal with the subject of defending love at all cost. The songs are as much Alt country as they are Alt rock, and fit most formats. YOU DESERVE MORE has already gone to number 1 on CIVL RADIO the UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY college radio station and can be seen in the stations !earshot charts.

   OLD MARE will be supporting YOU DESERVE MORE through their energetic live shows, on upcoming dates and tours throughout British Columbia, and the rest of Canada through 2012. Beginning with a show at UFV on January 13,2012 and La Casa  Coffee on January 27th.  Said of Old Mare,” His vocal is distinct and packed with forceful passion making the lyrics that he places on his lips even more arresting. To see him perform with the band made the songs sound complete and strong. All the guys worked really well together creating a sound that was raw and unique”(

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