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Rose Cousins
Rose CousinsPEI native, Rose Cousins, writes straight from her country born heart. Her distinctive stage performance finds audiences in tears one moment and fits of laughter the next. Intimate vocals and warm guitar convey a passionate honesty that leaves you feeling like each of her songs could somehow belong to you.

In November of 2005, Rose caught the ear of Halifax CBC Radio producer, Glenn Meisner, A year later she had not only a new album, If You Were For Me, recorded at CBCs Studio H, but two East Coast Music Award nominations: SOCAN Songwriter of the Year and CBC Galaxie Rising Star Recording of the Year.

She continues, constantly on the road both in Canada and with her growing network of US colleagues. The strength of her music and her growing profile have placed her on stages with Canadian greats including David Francey, Lynn Miles, Joel Plaskett, Jill Barber, Bob Snider, Luke Doucet, and Chris Whiteley and well known US folk artists John Gorka, Cheryl Wheeler, Lori McKenna, Darrell Scott, Karen Savoca, Catie Curtis and Lucy Kaplansky.

In July 2007, Rose won the Canadian Regional Final for the prestigious Mountain Stage Newsong Contest, based in West Virginia. She will compete in the finals in New York City for a chance to play on the actual Mountain Stage. She also performed at the 2007 Ottawa Folk Festival and the Strawberry Music Festival in Yosemite, California.

Rose Cousins
Rose Cousins
PO Box 36054
RPO Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS
B3J 3S9 Canada

PHONE: 902-225-2897