First Play Live

First Play Live: Caveboy, Night in the Park, Kiss in the Dark

Watch the Montreal-based trio perform songs from its first full-length album.

Watch the Montreal-based trio perform songs from its first full-length album

Lead Singer of Caveboy, Michelle Bensimon, performs in Studio 211. (CBC Music)

Caveboy's excitement at performing songs from its debut full-length album, Night in the Park, Kiss in the Dark, was palpable when members Lana Cooney, Isabelle Banos and Michelle Bensimon arrived in Studio 211 ahead of the album's Jan. 31 release.

Caveboy's Isabelle Banos (bass, keys, vocals) performs in Studio 211. (CBC Music)

And no wonder: it was the first time they'd ever performed the album live.

Caveboy's Lana Cooney (drums and vocals) performs in Studio 211. (CBC Music)

Cooney (drums, vocals), Banos (keys, bass, vocals) and Bensimon (lead singer, guitar, keys) have known each other since they were teenagers and have been releasing music since 2015, first with an EP and followed by many singles along the way. (They also won one of three spots for the 2018 Allan Slaight Juno Master Class .) With Night in the Park, Kiss in the Dark, things really came together. 

"We finally found the sound that we wanted in this time in our careers, and that may evolve, and that may change, but right now it's exactly what we want to sound like, exactly the kind of music we want to be making," Bensimon said.

Watch and listen to Caveboy's infectious brand of pop/rock that explores themes of adulthood, personal growth through relationships (good and bad) and of healing old wounds.

Caveboy perform "Home is Where" for CBC Music. 4:23
Caveboy perform "Something Like Summer" for CBC Music. 4:37
Caveboy perform "Raconteur" for CBC Music. 3:50
Caveboy perform "New Touch" for CBC Music. 3:20
Caveboy perform "I Wonder" for CBC Music. 3:28
Caveboy perform "Hide Your Love" for CBC Music. 3:21
Caveboy perform "Lifetime" for CBC Music. 3:09
Caveboy perform "N.Y.P." for CBC Music. 3:08
Caveboy perform "Find Me" for CBC Music 3:35
Caveboy perform "Obsessed" for CBC Music. 3:24
Caveboy perform "Guess I've Changed" for CBC Music. 3:58
Caveboy perform "Landslide" for CBC Music. 3:01
Caveboy perform "Up In Flames" for CBC Music. 3:41

 

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