In the Garden: Basia Bulat

On Her Latest Album, The Garden

WORDS BY SHERENE ALMJAWER

MONTRÉAL — MUSIC — Issue 9

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For over 15 years, Canadian folk singer-songwriter Basia Bulat has imbued her music with expressive lyricism and a uniquely strung voice capable of flooring an audience of any size. Her musicality is informed by various influences, from classical — having played the upright bass in her high school’s ensemble — to Polish disco. Since the release of her self-titled, independent EP in 2005, Bulas has gathered an international fanbase equally devoted to her first songs on ukulele as they are to the songs on her latest album, which are accompanied by a string orchestration. This album, The Garden, is a reimagining of some of the most celebrated songs from the artist’s discography, projected through

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Basia Bulat by Richmond Lam

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