In Narco, lions face off with Christians, orthodoxies are considered in fragile moments but then abandoned, homesickness is a lover at the end of an affair, self protection is a mythical beast, a quiet protest is heard like distant thunder, and entire empires become dinner table disputes.
Lyle Adam Fox goes to sleep at night in Edmonton but has also been found to slumber over the street sounds of downtown Toronto, Windsor, and before that, a family farm in the small Southwestern Ontario town of Colchester South, where he was raised.
Fox’s songs have drawn critical praise, and comparisons have ranged from Red House Painters to Califone, Neil Young to Giant Sand.
Praise for Field Assembly and L. Adam Fox:
“[a] clever songwriter … a project that harmoniously removes the slash between
singer-songwriter” The Coast, Halifax, NS
“alluringly barren... songs for the end of your day. This is music that makes you hear what a sunset would sound like if it was a song.” Exclaim!