“With his sixth CD, Rob Lutes confirms his place among the most important songwriters of his generation.” Four stars. - La Presse, Montreal
With his sixth album,The Bravest Birds, acclaimed Montreal singer-songwriter Rob Lutes delivers an exquisite collection of songs that inhabits the intersection of blues, Americana, and the contemporary singer-songwriter genre. From the rich, ethereal guitars of Still Dark and Glory to the blazing instrumental work of Turning Point, the album highlights the world-class songwriting, soulful vocals and impassioned performances that have earned Lutes a reputation as one of Canada's finest performing songwriters.
Featuring some of Montreal's finest musicians including Rob MacDonald, Rob Fahie, Mark Nelson, Denis Ducharme, Dale Boyle, Josh Zubot, Fred Bouchard and Josephine von Soukonnov.
“I love this album even more than 2008’s Truth and Fiction, which I consider to be one of the top ten folk/roots albums of the last decade.” Julie Miller, CFLX