"Safe As Houses is one of the finest new bands to emerge from this region!"
Coral Andrews, Sound FM
"Their music follows in the footsteps of Mumford & Sons with orchestral arrangements and big builds...will leave you with goosebumps!"
"This is great, harmonious indiefolkloric music!"
Grant Lawrence, CBC
Safe as Houses is a young alt-folk band from Kitchener-Waterloo. Their first full length album, The Fall of a Sparrow, was released in December 2014. Their single We'll Be Dancin' placed in the top 24 nationally during the 2014 CBC Searchlight competition.
Elliot Anton (vocals, guitar), Bensen Carter (bass/cello, vocals), and brothers Andrew (guitar, vocals) and Thomas Laughton (drums, vocals), have been writing songs together since early 2011. Lauren Taylor (violin, viola) joined the band during the summer of 2014. Their influences include a variety of artists from genres spanning folk, rock, and classical. They are recognized for their poetic lyrics, tight musical performances and haunting four-part harmonies.
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