Kathleen Edwards is a Canadian country/pop singer-songwriter and musician. Her 2003 debut album, Failer, contained the singles "Six O'Clock News" and "Hockey Skates".
In 1999, Edwards recorded a six-song EP entitled Building 55 and by the fall of 2000, she was on tour across Canada managing her own gigs. In 2001, she wrote seven of the ten songs for her 2003 debut release Failer. It was released in Canada in the fall of 2002 and in January 2003 it was released in the US and internationally.
In 2005, Edwards released Back to Me, which also garnered considerable critical acclaim, and led to the release of the singles "Back to Me" and "In State". Also she recorded the song "Summerlong" which was featured on the soundtrack of the movie Elizabethtown. In 2006, she was nominated for Juno Awards for Songwriter of the Year and Adult Alternative Album of the Year for Back to Me.
In 2008, Edwards released her third studio album, Asking for Flowers. It was a shortlisted nominee for the 2008 Polaris Music Prize. Her fourth studio album, Voyageur, was released in January 2012. It includes the single "Change the Sheets".
Edwards has collaborated with several artists. In 2005, Edwards lent her vocals to the duet "The Plan", recorded with Matt Mays and El Torpedo for their self-titled album. In 2007, Edwards worked with John Doe, of the punk rock band X, on his solo album A Year in the Wilderness. In 2008, Edwards sang backup vocals on Bryan Adams' album 11, and supported one of his tours. In 2009, she joined Adams on stage to sing one of Adams' songs, "Walk On By". In 2011, Edwards contributed vocals on Arkells' song "Agent Zero", off their second album Michigan Left.