Toronto's Southern Rock Queen, Mena Hardy's New EP “Its Been Mean and Hard” Features a new line up with Pat Rush, John Lalley and Barry Murray and is real Southern Rock that is all her own!!
Online PR News – 09-November-2013 – Toronto Ontario – “It's Been Mean and Hard” is a breakaway from the typical highly processed sound of most of today's offerings. “Its a more organic sound, combing the old school approach of engineering with today’s current state of the art digital technology” says Bradford Keay Engineer/Producer. Hardy and Keay have been hard at work in the studio for the last year with players, Pat Rush on guitar, who has been a southern rock main stay for the likes of Johnny Winter, 38 Special, Molly Hatchet and was Jeff Healey's right hand man for over12 years. John Lalley formally with Rusty and Econoline Crush brings his uncensored rhythm and feel to the Drums. Rounding it all out is the infamous Barry Murray aka: Bazza on Bass who needs no mention of his past accomplishments.
Mena Hardy is one of Canada's top female rock vocalists and was the runner up in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition in 2012. Two songs from her debut EP “The EP” “I'm a loser at 17”and “The Way She Goes” made the Canadian Rock Radio Airwaves earning respectable chart positions. Mena has also had success in a number of Licenses deals in Film, Television and Commercials with the likes of Biker TV, Film Maker Frank Caruso and most recently with Airwalk's high impact video for pro suffer star Granger Larsen. For more information visit www.menahardy.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org