With a creation grant from the Ontario Arts Council in 2008 ($4000), Lightfoot began making her debut record on Toronto Island with acclaimed engineer Dale Morningstar in spring 2009. The album includes the boys from Huron on pedal steel, piano, organ, and bass along with Peter Hall from a Northern Chorus co-producing, playing drums, and singing. Alex McMaster from A Northern Chorus also guested on the record, playing cello.
Lightfoot has recently begun playing lead guitar in Toronto alt-country outfit, The Pining. Lightfoot is also a part of a country band called “The Dinner Belles”, who have garnered attention at CMJ in New York City, and online through a La Blogotheque video series, seen here: http://www.blogotheque.net/Dinner-Belles,5608
Currently playing with talented artists such as Great Lake Swimmers, White Horse, Julie Doiron and the Sadies, and having shared the stage with Sloan, Basia Bulat and Frank Black – Lightfoot feels quite accomplished. 2013 will see Lightfoot play some festivals and release her second album in the fall.
Pete Hall – Guitar, Lap Steel
David Dunham – Drums
Cam Malcolm – Bass Guitar
Adam Melnick – keyboards
LP: Terra Lightfoot – s/t (on vinyl and CD)
Single – Orissa – Released on Compilation “Everybody Dance Now: Songs from Hamilton IV” by CFMU 93.3 and C101.5
Single – Creases – Released on Compilation CD “Everybody Dance Now: Songs from Hamilton 3” by CFMU 93.3 and C101.5
The Orchard (Single), Creases (Single), radio airplay on AM900CHML, C 101.5FM, CFMU 93.3FM