Terra Lightfoot on the electric guitar and her latest album, New Mistakes

Lightfoot discusses her latest album New Mistakes and joins us in the q music studio for a special stripped-down performance with just her voice and her guitar.

Originally published March 12, 2018

Terra Lightfoot returns to q with her latest album New Mistakes. Over the years, Lightfoot has developed a reputation as one of Canada's finest guitarists, so for this session, she brought her favourite guitar and no band. She sat down with host Tom Power to talk about the inspiration behind the record and what led to her lifelong love affair with the electric guitar.

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