No artist exemplifies the shifting of the times quite like Nova Scotia-born songstress, Leslie Feist. During the latter half of 2007, the iPod Nano television spot which featured a video of her single “1234” gave Feist massive exposure, and she went from being little-known indie darling to an overnight mainstream success. A decade earlier, hawking corporate wares would have been considered a compromise of artist integrity, but within a matter of weeks in 2007, Feist was playing Saturday Night Live by landing the spot. Her corresponding album, The Reminder, accordingly shot through the roof.
But she was not really an overnight success, as Feist’s back-story goes back 16 years of touring,... Read More