Kudos and stuff
- "Helen Gone is a great debut album and I look forward to the next
one....up close, sharing a songwriters showcase, I found the songs
stood out even more....the song structure and performance was right on
- Randy Bachman, songwriter/musician
- "Helen Gone have accomplished a totally unique sound highlighted
with sometimes offbeat and very clever lyrics blended in an
acoustic/modern music milieu. This is a highly impressive independent
- Greg Torrington, artist manager, Toronto
- "The quartet plays smart acoustic pop influenced by the likes of
Costello and the Beatles"
- Adrian Chamberlain, Victoria Times-Colonist writer
- WRITE ON SONG CONTEST 1996
First Place "Roots/Folk/Worldbeat Category" with "To the Moon" from
Real, Real Gone CD
- BLUE BIRD NORTH
Invited to perform and discuss songs and songwriting on stage with
Randy Bachman, Amy Sky, Ralph Murphy, Johnny Douglas, Jeff
Smallwood, Ron Irving, Ron Hynes, and Shari Ulrich.
- VANCOUVER PUBLIC LIBRARY 1st BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Invited to open the entertainment portion of the day long festivities,
featuring "I am a Book" from the Real, Real Gone CD.
- CFMI HOMEGROWN IV
Featuring the cut "Debbie"
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