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Her music combined with her humorous banter makes it customary to both laugh and cry during a live show.
"Since her 2006 debut release, If You Were for Me, Cousins has charmed audiences throughout North America, from intimate house concerts to sharing the stage with Symphony Nova Scotia. Rose explores love and loss, longing and loneliness, and the strength of the human spirit. Her music combined with her humorous banter makes it customary to both laugh and cry during a live show.
Rose Cousins, originally from Canada’s smallest province, Prince Edward Island, now makes her home in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Recent Awards East Coast Music Awards Female Recording of the Year (2008) Mountain Stage Newsong Contest (2007) Nova Scotia Music Awards for Best Folk Recording and Galaxie Rising Star (2007) Prince Edward Island Music Awards for Folk Recording and Female Vocalist (2007) Canadian Folk Music Awards Best Solo Artist (Nomination 2007)
“Rose Cousins has burst into bloom on The Send Off, a sophisticated follow-up to her 2006 ECMA-winning debut, If You Were For Me.” - Exclaim
“It wasn't long into her set that the rest of the people in the room were equally captivated by her honest lyrics, perfect (can I say that?) voice and gut-busting banter, which ranged from touchingly personal to hilariously inappropriate. “ - NxEW
“While it seems that the PEI native’s silken voice is some sort of well-kept secret shared by music lovers outside of the East Coast, it feels like 2009 has been about building toward something bigger” - Saint John Telegraph Journal "