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Robert Haley / Bio

This multi-talented, singer, songwriter and musician is a beautiful blend of his top influences. Robert Haley, originally from Halifax, now resides in Toronto. Growing up in a musical family, his father on bagpipes and mother playing both the keyboard and church organ, helped him develop the mature, lively mix of indie, rock, jazz and experimental alternative music that he writes today. Not only is Robert a multi-instrumentalist, playing keys, guitar, drums and singing, he also has skills in the studio. After an eleven-year break from his passion, he took some time to reflect on his life and decided that his love for music would never die. In 2008, he began the production of his debut album ‘The Butterfly Plague’ at his home studio. This album creates different emotions as you scroll from song to song. The album deals with some of the hardest life experiences, such as divorce, mental-illness and the loss of a family member. And then, on the contrary, it deals with some of life’s greatest moments, such as overcoming depression, choosing a new career path and becoming a parent for the first time. When the album was finally finished in 2010, Robert formed a band to support the CD release. Lincoln Marriner joined on guitar, Jeff Zurba on drums, Peter Lawrence on bass and Robert himself for vocals and guitar. Now, with the help of his band, Robert is ready to show that, opposite to what his song suggests, the world WILL listen!

General Info

Band Members
Robert Haley-All Instruments. Various other musicians who come and go.
Artist Name
Robert Haley
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/roberthaley
Active Since
03/70
Genres
Alternative

Contact Info

Location
Toronto, ON, CA

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