Buddy Elliot is an Americana-folk artist based in Calgary, Alberta. Raised in an orchard family outside of Kelowna, in Lake Country, BC, Elliot’s songs are equal parts heartbreak and hope. Inspired by songwriters like Dolly Parton, John Prine, and Lori McKenna, Elliot’s story songs ground societal issues in real-life observations.
Her new single, “Moving Day,” (September 2021) was recorded at Calgary’s Whiskeyjack Studio with producer Michael Kissinger (Robert Adam, Clayton Cavallo, Heather May). The song chronicles a breakup using the concept of a “moving day” at the beginning and end of a relationship. “The pandemic was hard for a lot of couples,” says Elliot. “I saw people move in together and break up shortly after. Imagining packing up the belongings you had just unpacked with so much excitement and hope was a heart-wrenching image. I knew I had to write a song about it.”