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ROCKWiRED iNTERViEWS JOHN LEFEBVRE

November 24, 2009

LET THE DiCE ROLL
JOHN LEFEBVRE TALKS TO ROCKWiRED
ABOUT HiS 29-SONG DEBUT ALBUM PSALNGS
FACiNG A POTENTiAL JAiL SENTENCE
AND CAPTURiNG MOMENTS THROUGH SONGWRiTiNG
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ELVIS COSTELLO once said that you have your whole life to prepare for your first album, but I don’t think that even COSTELLO – thirty years ago – could’ve imagined someone like Canadian-born troubadour JOHN LEFEBVRE. LEFEBVRE’s debut PSALNGS is no mere album but a twenty-nine song opus. Perhaps this is to be expected when one has their whole life to prepare for their first album. In LEFEBVRE’s case, that would be fifty-seven years – and what a fifty seven years it has been. The rough and tumbled rock n roller started as a choir boy in Calgary who grew to study piano and learned the guitar after being exposed to the music of the sixties. A drug arrest at seventeen for selling acid to an undercover cop earned him an eight month stay at BOWDEN INSTITUTION. After a series of odd jobs, LEFEBVRE had a daughter and went to law school and embarked on a successful law career until he chose to walk away from it at age forty-five to pursue music. (READ MORE)

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