In 2005 Steven Page released his first solo album, The Vanity Project, a collection of songs with long time collaborator Stephen Duffy. Initially considered a side project to his successful career with the Barenaked Ladies, that first album now marks Page’s emergence as an independent performer. I’ve often noted that I enjoy experiencing the growth of an artist as they experiment and push the boundaries of their craft, refining and building on their talents with each successive album release. For me, the success of an artist is, to some extent, connected to their creative journey.
Oh, Steven Page, you’ll always be one of my musical heroes. Read the rest of the article over at Buffalo Spree.