“Amateur Hour” Released Today!

by Chris on September 14th, 2018

  "Amateur Hour" is available today everywhere!  

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New Music Video – “All Time Record”

by Chris on September 13th, 2018

I'm excited to share the new video for “All Time Record”. Director and stop-motion animator, Greg Smith, says the video was influenced “as much by Zen Buddhism, Nondualism, the Big Bang and Quantum Spacetime as it was by Le Petit Prince, Rocket Robin Hood, The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote and Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings. The premise was born out test footage I shot some time ago, in...

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By Kaitlin Ruether Published Sep 12, 2018 - 6 - Chris Velan began writing Amateur Hour as a way to explore the complicated emotions that go into (and come out of) relationships. What he ended up with is an album that comes across as more personal and more self-reflective than the typical breakup record. This is Velan's seventh album, and...
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The first single from the new album, "Amateur Hour", has risen to the #20 spot on CBC Radio 3's Top 30 Songs of The Week for Sept 10th!  
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  L’auteur-compositeur Chris Velan a écrit une collection de chansons à propos d’une relation, avec tout ce que ça comporte de bagage émotionnel, allant du désir, à l’amour, au ressentiment jusqu’à la douleur. Un disque de pop-rock aux sonorités vivifiantes, qui s’écoute agréablement bien malgré des propos qui sont...
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Submitted by Lenny Stoute Chris Velan Photo Credit Dan Haber Amateur Hour is the new album from genre-hopping songwriter Chris Velan and it started out as songs about a relationship and all the emotional baggage that comes with it; desire, love, resentment, pain. But soon he realized that the relationship he was...
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Aug 29, 2018 by Kerry Doole Chris Velan - "Amateur Hour" (Independent): This highly-regarded Montreal singer/songwriter/producer releases a new album, Amateur Hour, on Sept. 14, preceded by this title track. Velan describes the song this way: "Both in its title and lyrics, the song came to encapsulate for me the themes of...
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The second single from my upcoming album, “Amateur Hour” (out on Sept 14th) has hit the street!  It's the title track and you can listen / share / follow right here.   You can also pre-order the album now in digital, CD or vinyl format. When you do, you’ll immediately get a download of the single as well as a digital copy of...
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