Across The Board is a Canadian-based and female-fronted band that jams out an infusion of pop, rock, and Americana. Living out their dreams in Toronto, ATB is an award-winning band formed by four multi-instrumentalist musicians — Jacqueline Auguste (vocals, keys, strings), Paul Nanuwa (percussion, vocals), Damien Atapattu (guitar, vocals), and Andy Ramjattan (bass guitar).
Their recently debuted single ‘Don’t Drag Me Down’ — off of their upcoming EP ‘Amends’ — is more than a tune, it’s a statement. Released on International Women’s Day (March 8th), the title of the song pretty much says it all. Using their music as a platform, the lyrics voice a proclamation to stand tall and challenge the outdated principles and ongoing societal-disenfranchisement — they’re pointing at you Big Brother.
Accompanied by a lyric-video, press play and you’ll hear that the composition and vocals have playful pop/rock tones as if they’re secretly saying, “na-na-na-na boo-boo, we will overcome.” Combined with the lyrics, you can sense the confidence in their vision. Check it out below!

Really digging Across The Board’s sounds and you want to see them live? They’ll be playing at Canadian Music Week on April 22, 2017. You don’t want to miss it, since it’s where they plan to release their new EP, ‘Amends’ — mark your calendars!
Review written by MuzicNotez writer Julet Frazier
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