Mad River – Come as You Are

Mad River – Come as You Are (Spotify)

Their latest album 'Love Grows' was just released this spring, 2020, and features the single and video for 'Come As You Are'.

MAD RIVER are a Canadian folk-rock band with blues and country influences...Swamp Music!

MAD RIVER released their debut album, ‘Swamp Music’, in 2017. Neill Lanz, singer/songwriter, resides in the Duntroon Highlands, Ontario, home of MAD RIVER Recording Studio. Previously, Neill and Rick Garner released a folk country album, ‘Tickler’; of which four songs received radio play in Canada, USA, Europe and the U.K. Neill was formerly in the band Butterfoot in the 80-90’s playing cover tunes and original music locally and throughout Ontario, Canada. Rick Garner, multi-instrumentalist and co-arranger of both the MAD RIVER albums also performs locally with his son in the Aaron Garner Band. Craig Smith, producer, has released 3 solo albums, performed internationally with various bands as well as a solo artist. After years of mastering studio techniques Craig is an in-demand music producer, mixer, and a creative music collaborator in the Georgian Bay region of Ontario, and well beyond.

Neill Lanz - lead vocals, guitar, harmonica
Rick Garner - guitar, piano, organ, synth, backing vocals
Craig Smith – guitar, bass, percussion, backing vocals
John Hall – drums; Nelson Beattie (sax)
Engineering and Production by Craig Smith

Reviewed by Nagamag on 
June 13, 2020

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