Raine flooded Harbour Station in St. John, New Brunswick on
January 30 as Our Lady
Peace rocked the house.
With Raine Maida on vocals, OLP put on an amazing concert
for many crazed fans(me included). Harbour Station was packed
with OLP fans waiting to hear our favourite band and we were
not disappointed. They put on an awesome performance, with songs
from all three albums.
At first, I was a little disappointed because the opening
band was terrible. They were a Newfoundland called Bucket Truck
and the singer could not sing to save his life. He screamed the
lyrics to his poorly-written songs. I got the feeling not many
at the concert liked this band but we put up with it so that
we could see OLP.
I have been a big fan of Raine, oops I mean OLP, for quite
a few years now. I went to their concert two years ago in Harbour
Station and that was amazing too. I really liked their new cd
"Happiness Is Not a Fish That You Can Catch" so I was
psyched that they were coming back to play again this year. I
got tickets as soon as they came on sale and I'm so glad I did.
I was very impressed with the concert. The band performed
really well and even got the audience in on some of the songs
which were really cool. The lights were interesting too and they
even put on a little bit of a screen show. When the concert was
over the fans screamed so loud that they came back out for an
In my opinion, OLP always puts on a great concert and if they
come back in two more years, I'll be there for sure. I think
everyone who doesn't listen to them should check it out because
they're really talented. It also doesn't hurt that Raine is totally
The article originally appeared
in the Spartan
News, the school newspaper at
St. Stephen High School, St. Stephen, New Brunswick.