Angel Baribeau releases new video “Wish We Were Older” off debut EP “For Those I Love(d)”

Angel Baribeau is a Queer, non-binary, Indigenous pop singer/songwriter. Baribeau is originally from the Cree community of Mistissini, Quebec, and now residing in Montreal.  Angel had an early start to music.  Baribeau started on their songwriting journey when they formed their first band, an indie-folk duo called Simple Human Tribe.  The Montreal-based artist quickly gained momentum as a solo artist in 2014. Today, Baribeau releases new music video “Wish We Were Older” off debut EP “For Those I Love(d).

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For Those I Love(d)

  1. Wish We Were Older
  2. Love Is Up The River
  3. Need
  4. Going Home
  5. Savage
  6. Last Goodbye

  Angel Baribeau discusses creating music video “Wish We Were Older”

Working with Nang K’uulas/Patrick Shannon was a privilege. He went above and beyond and I am so grateful. I am even more grateful for his patience with me.

It started with a call about a concept I had in my head. Nang K’uulas made it a reality.

Working with an all-Indigenous cast for this video is an incredibly proud moment for me.

I talk often about the importance of Indigenous/Queer representation. This video is my hope of continuously providing that representation for Indigenous/Queer youth.

One of my favourite memories was filming in the Old Port. It’s stunning and I am so glad we made that choice. I think it turned out great! Even if we almost lost my guitar, I wouldn’t trade those memories for anything.

It was an honour to work with so many incredibly strong indigenous women, and to be able to spend time with them and to hear about their lives and lived experiences. Nothing will ever compare to those conversations.

My dear friend Chris Robertson lent us his cabin to film in. It’s been in his family for decades. I don’t think it would have been nearly as successful as it was if it wasn’t for him and his generosity. I’m glad people like him exist.

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