The Besnard Lakes
The Besnard Lakes

The Besnard Lakes

About The Besnard Lakes

Canadian ensemble the Besnard Lakes made an auspicious arrival in the mid-2000s with a sound that wove languid space rock grandeur with psychedelic pop hooks and a sense of sonic sophistication. Ambitious in scope and frequently obtuse in presentation, the Montreal band became known for long, intricately textured songs and even longer album titles. Led by the core duo of marital and musical partners Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas, the group have received Polaris Prize nominations for their 2007 release The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse and its 2010 follow-up, The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night. In subsequent years, they have branched out into film scoring while continuing to develop a consistently challenging and creative catalog of work, which has extended into the next decade with 2021's The Besnard Lakes Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings.

  • ORIGIN
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • FORMED
    2001

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