Bob Menzies is a singer/songwriter whose voice seems to tell its own stories of life and love, quite apart from the song at hand. Audiences react to his honesty and energy and are quick to embrace his infectious hooks and thoughtful lyrics. His music is inspired by roots, folk and blues artists through years past and today,
During the late sixties and seventies he travelled by thumb, boxcar and freighter ship. From Norway to Morocco, Greece to Holland, France to Germany, the UK and the Channel Islands. He lived in the London of free concerts in Hyde Park, the Who playing the Albert Hall with Chuck Berry and the untimely passing of Jimi Hendrix and Brian Jones. It was also the time of the newly minted albums Nashville Skyline and the songs of Leonard Cohen, albums playing in all of the flats in South London. Thumbs and boxcars brought him across Canada, California and the Deep South. He now lives in Toronto, writing and performing.
He recorded his first album "Breaking Time" at Studio 92 in the old Donlands Theatre building where John Candy once played as a kid. The album features the brilliant multi-instrumentalist James Gray, formerly of Blue Rodeo who unfortunately passed in mid-2013.The rythm section features the well-known bassist Steve Zsirai and amazing percussionist Bruce McCarthy of the group Enter The Haggis and previously, The Trews. It was mastered at the world-famous Lacquer Channell Mastering Studio by co-owner Phil Demetro and produced by Russell Gray, an outstanding guitarist, arranger and producer.
His second album "One More Highway" will be released in late 2013.