|Years active 1994-present||Website thesadies.net|
|Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
Associated acts The Unintended, Jon Langford, Neko Case, The New Mendicants
Members Dallas Good, Travis Good, Mike Belitsky, Sean Dean
Record labels Yep Roc Records, Bloodshot Records, Outside Music
Genres Alternative country, Country music
Albums Northern Passages, Darker Circles, Internal Sounds, Gord Downie - The Sadi, Favourite Colours
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The Sadies are a Canadian rock and roll / country and western band formed in 1994 in Toronto.
The band consists of Dallas Good, Travis Good, Sean Dean and Mike Belitsky. Dallas and Travis are the sons of Margaret and Bruce Good, and nephews of Brian and Larry Good, who are members of the Canadian country group The Good Brothers.
In addition to their own recordings, the Sadies often collaborate with other artists, such as Blue Rodeo, Jon Langford, Gordon Downie, Andre Williams (on the 1999 country-influenced Red Dirt and the 2012 release entitled "Night and Day"), and have recorded, written and toured extensively as backing band for singer Neko Case. They have also toured and recorded with Jon Spencer and Matt Verta-Ray as Heavy Trash, as well as John Doe. They consider themselves honorary members of The Mekons. The Sadies' music is featured in many films and television shows, for example, Adult Swim's 12 oz. Mouse. An instrumental performed by the band can be heard in episode 5 of season 1, during a scene in which Rhoda the bartender is murdered. On May 18, 2010, The Sadies released Darker Circles CD/LP through Outside Music and Yep Roc Records. Darker Circles was a shortlisted nominee for the 2010 Polaris Music Prize and in 2012, won a Juno Award with Mike Roberts for best video.
The Sadies are collectively members of the group The Unintended, along with Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo and Rick White of Eric's Trip/Elevator. They also make multiple contributions to Garth Hudson's 2010 album Garth Hudson Presents: A Canadian Celebration of The Band, by performing "The Shape I'm In", and also by backing Neil Young, for "This Wheel's On Fire", and Mary Margaret O'Hara, for "Out of the Blue". All performances on that album featured Hudson on keyboards.
Among the band's more recent studio releases are, Internal Sounds, released on September 17, 2013 through Outside Music, ' 'Gord Downie, The Sadies, and the Conquering Sun' ', their 2014 collaboration with Gordon Downie on Arts & Crafts Records, and ' 'Northern Passages' ', released in February 2017 on Yep Roc Records.
Another Year AgainDarker Circles · 2010
Are the Good Times Really Over for GoodCountry Club · 2009
Hold On - Hold OnIn Concert - Volume 1 · 2006