“[“Have it all” is]…a widescreen pop-rock anthem powered by thundering drums, pulsing synths and Toner’s heart-rending, force-of-nature pipes.” – Tinnitist
“Seeing her live confirmed the energy and tension she brings to her songwriting, and why she’s become an East Coast A-lister.” –Bob Mersereau Top 100
“Varied, masterfully sung, and thoroughly genuine, I Learned The Hard Way isn’t an album to be missed.” –Canadian Beats (Click for full review)
Alicia Toner is an Americana singer, songwriter from the East Coast of Canada. A unique sound that brings her folk roots into a pop/rock fusion sets her apart, but it is her earnest and heartfelt songwriting that captures audiences, elevated by her incredibly moving, emotive voice.
Her latest album, “Joan” was released in June 2021 and it marks the arrival of an artist you must pay attention to. Winning a Canadian Folk Music Award (Solo Artist of the Year), and nominated for two East Coast Music Awards (Rising Star and Solo Recording of the Year) and 7 Music PEI Awards (Winning Solo Recording of the Year), “Joan” is full of hooks, masterful vocals, compelling lyrics and top notch production, It is a collection of songs that demands your attention.