Shaina Hayes and her Kindergarten Heart

Entrevue réalisée par Stephan Boissonneault
Genres et styles : Country Folk / Folk / Indie Folk / Indie Pop / Indie Rock

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The singer-songwriter Shaina Hayes made her debut back in 2022 with her album, To Coax A Waltz, a gorgeous country folk affair. Since touring that album around Quebec and other parts of the world, Shaina has signed to Bonsound and just released her follow-up album, Kindergarten Heart.

Once again written by Shaina and her creative team; David Marchand and Francis Ledoux of the noise rock band zouz—which Shaina also plays with live—Kindergarten Heart is, for the most part, a more upbeat album sometimes going for a more indie rock vibe. However, it does make a habit of following Shaina’s penchant for poetic lyrics and songs that usually start with just her and an acoustic guitar. It’s a fantastic follow-up, definitely putting Shaina on the path to becoming more of a household name in the indie folk world.

We spoke with Shaina ahead of the album release show at Le Ministère on April 4 about her time at SXSW, some of the behind-the-scenes of the album, playfulness, and her love of farming/agriculture arts.

Photo by: Lawrence Fafard

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