Boy and Gurl are a passion pop duo, formed by Canadian singer/songwriters Boy, Jarred Nicklen and Gurl, Crystal McGrath. Previous to this endeavor Jarred and Crystal have both separately released solo albums of their own, promoting their individual work through live performance, touring across North America and the World, radio and television. They both have a passion and have been recognized for using their music as an inspirational tool for charities and non profit organizations such as “The Boy’s and Girl’s Club”, “Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation” and “The Salvation Army”. Their charity work is what initially brought them together which led them to organize a benefit concert entitled “Say Nothing Help No One” in 2008 for the Calgary Scope Society.
In February 2009 they recorded their first EP “Loves Parallel” as Boy and Gurl featuring 6 of their collaborative original tracks. The blend of their rich harmonic vocals paired with piano driven melodies provides listeners with a sense of passion, pop and situations to reflect upon. July 2009 they took on Western Canada touring “Loves Parallel” with a special appearance at the Vancouver Pride Parade playing for over half a million people. Boy and Gurl released their second album "Love Crimes", produced by Russell Broom, that had three singles reach the Top 100 in Canada. In the Summer of 2013 Boy and Gurl released their third record, a 5 song EP entitled "Passion Pop" produced by Trey Mills, Russell Broom and Boy and Gurl. There most recent single "Loss influenced by artists such as Sia and Adelle can be heard on all music platforms, and come 2018 new music will be released.
Art type: Live Music
Genre: Jazz, Pop, Singer/Songwriter, Soul
Home base: Calgary
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