"We get more than our fair share of material from independent artists
looking to break their material into the scene and even though a lot of
material is just a lot of material, there is always that little bit that
shines through on occasion to give us faith in opening the mail again."
- RPM Weekly
is Canada's newest star studded, powerhouse trio, whose infectious debut
EP "When it Rains" is making a splash with music lovers and critics through
out North America and abroad.
the winter 2004, following the collapse of his former band Blistercine.
Cory Cyr has been busy cultivating a new sound and writing songs for his
current project entitled "When it Rains." To fully realize his musical
vision Cyr turned to producer/musician Jordon Zadorozny to produce and
engineer "When It Rains" at his French Kiss recording studio, located
in Pembroke Ontario. Zadoroznys list of producing credits includes: Auf
Der Maur, Sam Roberts, Hole, Cheerleader, The Sonny Best Band, and many
more. All songs from When it Rains were written and performed by Corey
Cyr featuring Zadorozny on drums. When it Rains has been described as,
aggressive, edgy, melodic and downright contagious, with remarkable hooks,
rock-solid musicianship, with intense vocals and inexplicably witty lyrics.
core of Cyr (the Band) is a dynamic percussion section featuring Corey
Zadorozny (formally) of the Sam Roberts Band on drums & Pete Frolander
from Blinker the Star on bass. All three members of CYR originally hail
from Pembroke Ontario and share a common background and musical history
growing up together playing in many bands around town.
music overflows with an intense authenticity, which leaves even the most
sporadic listener wanting more. Best described as "aggressive, melodic
alterno-pop", CYR lends itself to such acts as Nirvana, The Cars, Neil
Young and The Flaming Lips. CYR possesses a hard to find combination of
pop sensibility and in your face aggression. "When it Rains" is currently
available on-line and in stores across Canada via Maple Nationwide. Their
debut radio single "Ever Lose Somebody" is tearing the air waves with
a video schedule for release in September of 2005. For more information
on Cyr you can visit www.cyrmusic.com.