Sticks and Stones
Ember Swift’s 12th career release “Sticks & Stones” is a cohesive collection of 16 tracks in three categories: “Songs for Adults” (8 tracks); “Songs for Kids” (5 tracks); and “Songs for Adults with Kids” (3 tracks). It is her first album in 5 years and presents a collection of music that range in style from folk to country, pop to jazz, calypso to reggae, electronic to rock.
11:11 – 2011 (Chinese Edition)
“11:11” is Canadian signer and musician Ember Swift’s 11th album. Because she is currently residing in Beijing and often performs in China, her new album includes a Mandarin Chinese edition.
11:11 – 2011 (English Edition)
“The English language version of “11:11” begins with a cover/co-write of Jolie Rickman’s “Out of Air,” a spirited gypsy-infused number. (Being a popular piece in the live show, it is also included in the Chinese version as the token English song!
11:11 – 2011 Box Set
“The box set version of “11:11” is the full-scale project featuring an English language edition CD as well as a Chinese (Mandarin) language edition. These two collections each feature 11 songs, but the Chinese side features one of the English songs and the English side features two of the Chinese songs.
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A Folktronica Collection – Lentic – 2009
Thus begins the immensely talented Ms. Swift’s latest and arguably most intimate project. Lentic finds Ember permeated with her discovery (or is it rediscovery?) of China and newly found love and sense of self.
A Folktronica Collection – Lentic – 2009 Limited Edition
LENTIC is available with a limited-edition traditional Chinese silk-covered book. This is complete with album lyrics translated into both languages (English and Chinese), Ember’s personal photos of China, and each copy is signed and numbered.
The Dirty Pulse – 2006
The Dirty Pulse, recorded at Monumental Sound in Toronto and produced by Graham Stairs, was the tenth release (including the DVD) by Ember Swift and is a body of work that Ember described as “the most accessible to date.”
Witness: Live in Australia – 2005 DVD
Disarming – 2004
Stiltwalking – 2002
“Stiltwalking was born partly from Australian influence, particularly Australia’s circus culture. The band started touring in Australia in 2001 and had been back to that country four times by the time Stiltwalking was released.
Snapshots – 2000
The Wage is the Stage – 2000
This full band *Live* album features Ember Swift on guitar, vocals, and piano; Lyndell Montgomery on violin, bowed guitar, and backing vocals; and Cheryl Reid on drums, percussion, and backing vocals.
Permanent Marker – 1999
This full band album features Ember Swift on guitar, vocals, and piano; Lyndell Montgomery on violin, bowed guitar, and backing vocals; and Cheryl Reid (the newest member at that time) on drums, percussion, and backing vocals.
Can’t Corner Me – 1998
Officially the first band project by Ember Swift, this album is a 50/50 collection of some full band songs and some solo tracks. Ember Swift had been performing with Lyndell Montgomery in a more official way since December 1997.