Ron Sexsmith

Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith will release his thirteenth studio album Carousel One on March 31, 2015. A critical success since his 1995 self-titled debut, Sexsmith has won the admiration of major league songwriters such as Elvis Costello and Paul McCartney along the way. His last album, Forever Endeavour, was borne of a health scare while its predecessor Long Player, Late Bloomer was borne of disillusionment. Carousel One, however, finds Sexsmith in surprising territory for a man often pegged as a downbeat balladeer: he’s actually contented.  He has a website, a Facebook page, a Twitter page and a Youtube page.


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Ron Sexsmith is a Canadian from St. Catharines, Ontario, currently based in Toronto. He is known as a songwriter's songwriter, with a gift for melody, insightful and understated lyrics, and an expressive, affecting voice. Sexsmith started his first band at 14. After moving to Toronto he formed the Uncool and released his cassette Out of the Duff, and a year later, There's a Way. Meanwhile, he worked as a courier, and released Grand Opera Lane in 1991. On the strength of this album he earned a contract which led to the self-titled album Ron Sexsmith of 1995. Between 1997 and 2001, Sexsmith released three more albums before the acclaimed Cobblestone Runway in 2002. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.


Ron Sexsmith Talks Laura Marling’s Short Movie

By Ron Sexsmith | April 3, 2015

Ron Sexsmith Talks Laura Marling’s Short Movie

Darkly atmospheric, emotionally tough and fiercely individual, Laura Marling’s new album reminds a great songwriter of an episode from his youth.