Chantal Kreviazuk

Genres: Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": female vocalists canadian singer-songwriter pop rock alternative Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

18 May 1973, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The respected US magazine Billboard has dubbed Kreviazuk the ‘grown up version’ of Avril Lavigne, Vanessa Carlton and Michelle Branch. The Canadian singer-songwriter was a child prodigy who could play the piano almost as soon as she touched it. She studied classical piano at the University of Winnipeg but only began writing her own songs while recuperating from a serious accident, where she was hit by a motorcycle in the Italian mountains, suffering a broken jaw and femur. Kreviazuk admits her injuries served as a wake-up call to translate her love of music into a career. She signed a recording contract with Sony Canada and worked with producers Peter Asher and Matt Wallace on her debut, Under These Rocks And Stones. The stand-out track on this solid album was ‘Surrounded’, based on a friend’s suicide. Interest in the artist was generated by a cover version of John Denver’s ‘Leaving On A...

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