Jesse Labelle

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Perfect Accident 00:00 Tools
Won't Let You Down 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup - Radio Version 00:00 Tools
Easier 00:00 Tools
Don't Leave Now 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup - Radio Edit 00:00 Tools
One Last Night 00:00 Tools
Australia 00:00 Tools
Lost 00:00 Tools
November 00:00 Tools
So For Now 00:00 Tools
I Wanna Run 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup (feat. Alyssa Reid) [Radio Version] 00:00 Tools
No Astronaut 00:00 Tools
Fledgling 00:00 Tools
Tell The World 00:00 Tools
One Last Night (feat. Nixon) 00:00 Tools
Belong 00:00 Tools
Moment That We Stop 00:00 Tools
There She Goes 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup (Radio Version) 00:00 Tools
Perfect Accident (King Luck Remix) 00:00 Tools
Straight Line 00:00 Tools
Kryptonite 00:00 Tools
Magic Words 00:00 Tools
Something To Feel 00:00 Tools
Hey Rachel 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup (feat. Alyssa Reid) 00:00 Tools
Another You 00:00 Tools
You Left Me 00:00 Tools
How Long 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup - No feature version 00:00 Tools
Mystery 00:00 Tools
Lifetimes 00:00 Tools
Last Christmas 00:00 Tools
Get Away With It 00:00 Tools
Pause 00:00 Tools
Midnight Crazy 00:00 Tools
Call Me Up 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup ft Alyssa Reid 00:00 Tools
Perfect Accident (Acoustic Version) [Bonus Track] 00:00 Tools
Lost (Acoustic Version) [Bonus Track] 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup - UK Radio Edit 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup (No feature version) 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup ft. Alyssa Reid 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup (ft. Alyssa Reid) - Liam Keegan Radio Edit 00:00 Tools
Perfect Accident [King Luck Remix] 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup (Radio Edit) 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup (Radio Version) (feat. Alyssa Reid) 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup (ft. Alyssa Reid) 00:00 Tools
Perfect Accident (Acoustic Version) 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup (Radio Version) ( 00:00 Tools
Let You Down 00:00 Tools
Lost (Acoustic Version) 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup Feat. Alyssa Reid 00:00 Tools
So For Now (Main Version) 00:00 Tools
Shine 00:00 Tools
One Last Night ( 2o12 ) [ www.MzHipHop.Me ] 00:00 Tools
One Last Night Feat. Nixon 00:00 Tools
HeartBreak Cover Up 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup - feat. Alyssa Reid - radio version 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup - Liam Keegan Radio Edit 00:00 Tools
One Last Night (ft. Nixon) 00:00 Tools
Heartbreak Coverup ( 2o12 ) [ www.MzHipHop.Me ] 00:00 Tools
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“Perfect Accident” the aptly named first single from Toronto native Jesse Labelle’s debut outing may just be the best description of his musical journey to this point. Starting with his earliest recollections of childhood, listening to stories and seeing old Toronto Star ads and showbill posters of his professional jazz singer grandmother, it would seem Jesse’s penchant for writing and performance was etched into his genetic blueprint. Jesse first picked up a guitar early in his pre-teens and throughout his high-school years formed and played in various rock band incarnations, becoming a fixture on the “Battle of the Bands” circuit, covering all his idols of the time from Eddie Vedder to Scott Weiland to Rush. Following high-school he became disenchanted with the idea of playing cover tunes in a rock band and more enamored with the writing process, structure, melody, hooks and the idea of what makes a great pop song. This early love affair with pop music and “the song” has led Jesse down a long and sometimes lonely road but ultimately to his own unique voice. In recent years there have been a series of “Perfect Accidents” that have led Jesse to the brink of his debut album release on Wax Records. Occurrences such as his CITY TV Speaker’s Corner performance, the broadcast of which generated several marriage proposals and a more serious email invitation from, at that time budding Canadian songstress Fefe Dobson to write with her and ultimately join her band. Or his chance meeting with Jay Levine (Philosopher Kings, Prozac) that led to a development deal with Arista Records. As well as his introduction to Dave Thomson while at Sony ATV where they became writing collaborators, which after taking separate paths, finds them now back together as artist and producer. It is these kind of serendipitous events that are a recurring theme in Jesse’s life and in his songwriting. Jesse Labelle’s debut Wax Records release was recorded through August and September of 09 in Toronto and Nashville with producer Dave Thomson (Lights). When asked about his collaboration with Dave this time around Jesse relates “it was great to work with Dave again, we’ve been friends for a long time and have a mutual respect for each other’s strengths. Over the past few years Dave has really matured as a producer and I think I have matured as a songwriter so the recording process was the best it’s ever been, we were totally on the same page.” Jesse’s debut release is comprised of a dozen songs that each stand alone as individual vignettes that tell their own story but have a common thread of love both lost and found running through them. Musically the album is big, big hooks, big sweeping chorus’ and big production, but lyrically it’s incredibly intimate reflecting a range of emotions that move from loss and vulnerability, to hope and strength. “Lost Without You was the first real song I ever wrote”, states Jesse. “It came out pretty much fully formed.” Like those stories you hear about automatic writers or painters who enter an altered state and when they come out of it they’ve created something perfect and complete. “It’s like something just comes over you. That describes the songwriting process for me, most of my songs come that way”. ‘Australia’ is the story about two people who had been in a relationship, one of which decided they had to leave to find their own way. After being apart for some time they are about to meet again. The song is about anticipation and trepidation, excitement to meet again but fear that the one who left has changed and the connection may be irretrievably lost. Storytelling is central to Jesse’s writing. When asked why he says, “to me, human relationships are the only thing that matter in life, without that connection to others we are lost. I find that writing and singing about those relationships and experiences is sometimes much easier than talking about them.” “Perfect Accident” came out of those earlier writing sessions with Dave Thomson. “This song is truly a collaboration with Dave and myself”, says Jesse. “Dave had this idea for a song and we sat down and fleshed it out together one afternoon”. The first radio single from Jesse’s debut release is about one of those moments that at first glance appears to be completely random but in hindsight was obviously meant to be and ultimately turns out to be one of those defining moments in a person’s life. Jesse Labelle’s ability to make a real connection with the listener through his songs is what sets him apart. One thing is certain Jesse’s talent as a songwriter and performer is anything but an “accident”. It comes from years of honing his craft, scores of live performances and years of developing his skills as a gifted songwriter. His vision is clear and his feet are now firmly planted on the road to success. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.