Borealis sons of the sea front


Borealis - Sons of the Sea

Format: LP
Label: Audat 477-9025
Year: 1973
Origin: St. John's, Newfoundland, 🇨🇦
Genre: rock, prog
Value of Original Title: $500.00
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Release Type: Albums
Playlist: 1970's, Rock Room, Newfoundland Labrador, Canadian Pioneers, MOCM ALBUM HOF


Side 1

Track Name
In the End
Sons for the Sea
Another Boy

Side 2

Track Name
The Politician
Old Age
Tomorrow Morning
Lucky Day


Borealis   st label 01

Borealis - ST LABEL 01

Borealis   st label 02

Borealis - ST LABEL 02


Borealis - Sons of the Sea BACK


Borealis on a ladder


The stage shot is at the St. John's Arts & Culture Centre 1973. We were the opening act for The Poppy Family at that time.



Borealis sons of the sea front

Sons of the Sea



Borealis joined MOCM even before we went live on July 1, 2010! Now on March 28, 2024, their album has been added to the MOCM ALBUM HALL OF FAME.

Borealis recorded the album ‘Sons of the Sea’ at MUN Radio in St’ John’s, Newfoundland. It was the first rock album to be recorded in the Atlantic Provinces and the first all-original material by any Newfoundland group. There were likely only 500 copies of this album pressed.

The album features some great keyboards and great guitar riffs throughout, with hints of fuzz guitar, psych and garage – all in all an outstanding listen start to finish.

Thanks went out to “Mighty Mouth Mac Bareftoot, Doc Feeney (recording genius par excellence), Memorial University Security Guards, Len White, Nelson Squires (and his dark room). Tony Kent (yet another Newfie genius).

The album “Sons of the Sea’ was re-issued on Void Records VOID 23 on blue marble wax in 2001 and again on CD on Beatball Merry-Go-Round Records BMRC 0004.

The second photo below is a live Borealis stage shot taken at the St. John's Arts & Culture Centre in 1973. Borealis were the opening act for The Poppy Family at that time.

Wayne Sturge: guitar
Paul Bradbury: organ
Mark Bradbury: bass
Dave Hillier: drums

Recorded at MUN Radio, St. John's, Newfoundland
Mastered at Customatrix


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