Chris Brown and Kate Fenner

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Chris Brown and Kate Fenner have been making music together for half of their respective lives. Beginning in their teenage years, they founded the legendary Canadian band, The Bourbon Tabernacle Choir, whose well-traveled road at the end of its 10-year existence led them to New York City, where they have made music ever since.

Chris and Kate's most recent album, O Witness, was met with great critical reviews upon its release in 2001. The album is their fourth release following: Other People's Heaven (1997) and Geronimo (1999), and a live album, Great Lakes Bootleg (2000). Michael Barclay, in Eye Magazine, wrote: "What sets Brown and Fenner apart from other great instrumentalists are the densely poetic and literate lyrics, which…seamlessly place rich and disarmingly wise phrases into a smart pop song…Brown and Fenner…leave you enriched and fulfilled."

Their first single, and debut video, Walk the Lake, has been featured on Canadian radio and was shown in rotation on MuchMoreMusic. The second video Never Done, directed by Juno Award winner Sean Michael Turrell, can also be seen in full rotation on Canada's MuchMoreMusic as well as often being one of the top 5 most requested songs.Following the Summit of the Americas in Quebec City,Chris put together the GASCD, a double record to raise awareness of globalization / self determination issues. It continues to be released in countries around the world, raising money for activist networks and legal defence of protesters.

In the fall of 2002, Chris and Kate could be seen in the United States when regional video channels added Never Done into rotation, which has expanded on a national basis with the Trio Network playing it in high rotation. Chris and Kate were also heard nationally in the United States when they wrote the song Wild Heart that served as a soundtrack to an ad campaign broadcasted exclusively on MTV.

2003 has been a busy year for Chris and Kate. They have been continually performing having done a Sunday night residency at New York's now well-known "Living Room" from January until April. In March, they celebrated the release of the album "Songs" (a re-issue of the two original albums along with bonus tracks) with performances in Ontario and Quebec. This followed with a tour of the West Coast of Canada in June. Resist War- The duo's contribution to the peace movement, has been played extensively on international public radio, and currently holds a place in the scottish archive of protest songs.

The summer found them playing at the Celebrate Toronto, Ottawa Blues, Guelph Hillside, Salmon Arm and Evolve Festivals. Surrounding these festivals were more dates across Canada. They are also busy writing and preparing their next album due to be released in March 2004.

September will find them on the road in the USA playing dates with their Grammy-Award winning award friend Jesse Harris. In October; they will celebrate the release of their respective solo albums with a show at Toronto's Glenn Gould Theatre.

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