Canadian singer/songwriter Luke Doucet is a difficult figure to pin down. On the one hand, he is an acclaimed singer, songwriter, and guitarist whose songs sound like a prairie-bred and countrified Elliott Smith; on the other, he spent several years as the leader of the spacy neo-psych rockers Veal, Vancouver's answer to the Flaming Lips. A proud and vocal member of Canada's exploding indie music scene, Doucet also pays the bills as a studio musician and producer for decidedly non-indie acts like Sarah McLachlan and Chantal Kreviazuk.
Doucet was born and raised in Manitoba, where he initially planned to become a lawyer before the guitar became his primary obsession. He moved to Vancouver and formed Veal in the mid-'90s, when bands such as Zumpano and Cub were making the coastal city Canada's primary indie pop mecca. After two Veal ... Read Full Biography