fox sparrow album artwork

new album out august 27


fox sparrow

Fox Sparrow is Alicia Penney's first full-length professionally recorded solo album.

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After years of focusing on her other musical projects, returning to university, and starting a family, Cape Breton indie-scene veteran, Alicia Penney, is ready to share the songs from her personal journey into adulthood. The upcoming album, “Fox Sparrow” features themes of love and family, presented with Alicia’s characteristically powerful vocals, rich harmonies and heartfelt lyrics, showcasing the progression of her songwriting skills. The melodic prowess she is known and loved for takes centre stage in Fox Sparrow, Alicia’s first full-length, professionally recorded solo album.

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Unrequited live from the blanket fort - video by Jenni Welsh and Caper Radio

Welcome to the new aliciapenney.com

Thank you for visiting!I am so excited to have a wonderful new album, along with a new website to share with you. Check in here for updates and news about upcoming shows and performances.Click on the preorder link at the top of this page to go to my BandCamp site, where you can hear Ready for You, the first single from Fox Sparrow. I hope to see you soon at a live performance.

live shows

EventLocationDateTickets
La Taverne StorehouseLouisbourgJune 18th at 1pmMore Info
La Taverne StorehouseLouisbourgJune 19th at 1pmMore Info
Battle of the DadsSt. Patrick's ChurchJune 19th at 6pmMore Info
Mabou Farmer's MarketMabouSeptember 4th at 11amMore Info

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Promotional Material

With a voice that routinely makes people shut up and listen, lyrics that paint vivid murals inside your head and a mastery of anything with strings, Alicia Penney has graced the stages of Cape Breton and beyond since the early 2000s. At home or while touring across Canada or overseas; whether with a punk trio (Static in Action), a bluesy folk duo (Billie Yvette), a folk-rock sextet (Tamarack), or acoustic solo, Alicia Penney shines through.You can hear Alica's musical gifts on her 2005 solo debut release “Right Out of ‘Er'”, three Yellow EPs, Static in Action's self-titled double disc, and her former band, The Tom Fun Orchestra's “You Will Land With a Thud”. She also makes guest appearances on the sophomore album by Fire Valley Fire, Great Plains' “Home of the New Totem”, as well as Ricochet's “Daze Away”, and Black Tooth Grinn's self-titled acoustic album. Alicia is routinely called upon to add her unique voice to the mix whether it be for a recording or a guest appearance live on stage with her friends.After years of focusing on her other musical projects, returning to university, and starting a family, Cape Breton indie-scene veteran, Alicia Penney, is ready to share the songs from her personal journey into adulthood. The upcoming album, “Fox Sparrow” features themes of love and family, presented with Alicia’s characteristically powerful vocals, rich harmonies and heartfelt lyrics, showcasing the progression of her songwriting skills. The melodic prowess she is known and loved for takes centre stage in Fox Sparrow, Alicia’s first full-length, professionally recorded solo album.