CMB Picks Great Canadian Releases of Summer 2015

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From the summer solstice to autumnal equinox less music was released than in the spring which is typical. Canadian LPs numbered at 93. We had some EPs, singles, and music videos to enjoy as well. Having done our spring 2015 picks (see it here) and winter 2015 picks (see it here), we now present you with our picks for summer 2015. All these amazing works, encompassing a variety of styles, are now marked for contention for our year end lists.

GREAT SUMMER 2015 LPS
Of 93 albums, our six picks are as follows (in alphabetical order by title):

Dashboard Renegade, Livy Jeanne
Emotion, Carly Rae Jepsen
The Gates, Young Empires
Key Change, Mocky
The Origin, Peter Henry Phillips
Partir avant, Rosie Valland

GREAT SUMMER 2015 EPS
Discs with at least 3 original tracks and with a total run time of under 25 minutes released in the summer numbered at 34. We loved two of them:

Avalanche, Kalle Mattson
V, Bravestation

GREAT SUMMER 2015 TRACKS
Singles, songs, or tracks particularly gripping are as below:

Anchor, Kelly Ann Wilson
Fake It Past Goodbye, Livy Jeanne
I’m an Open Road, Pault Brandt ft. Jess Moskaluke
Warm Blood, Carly Rae Jepsen

GREAT SUMMER 2015 MVS
Music videos especially appealing were as follows (with notes):

11:11, Arkells (for its fun)
Avalanche, Kalle Mattson (for its cleverness)
The Gates, Young Empires (for its cinematography)
I’m An Open Road, Paul Brandt ft. Jess Moskaluke (for its beauty)
Pourquoi tout perdre, Lenni-Kim (for its sentiment)
Until the Sun Comes Up, Raghav (for its sentiment)
What Do You Mean, Justin Bieber (for its cinematography)

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