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Countless concert promoters advised her that putting two female acts on one bill—let alone more than 10—would never fly.“I did enjoy proving them wrong.” If Mc Lachlan likes coming back from grim predictions, she couldn’t ask for much worse than the past few years. While she stayed far from the limelight raising her two daughters—her property is located amid a clump of sleepy suburban houses, a conscious choice to give her kids a semblance of a normal childhood—the diva empires of Gaga, Rihanna and Adele conquered the charts. For all the media slagging Lilith received, it amassed more than million for various women’s charities.Long-time producer-collaborator Pierre Marchand, who is used to being the only co-pilot on her records, is joined by Matt Morris (Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake), super-producer Bob Rock (Metallica, Michael Bublé), and Luke Doucet, who co-fronts the duo Whitehorse with his wife, Melissa Mc Clelland (both have been in Mc Lachlan’s touring band).Two of the lead singles— (written with Mc Lachlan’s daughters in mind, 12-year-old India and six-year-old Taja)—come from the Doucet collaboration.
Indeed, even her most recent album “Shine On” has some similarities in mood to that of her 2010 “Laws of Illusion,” which came in the aftermath of her divorce from her husband, Ashwin Sood, which left Mc Lachlan moving into her 40s as a newly single mother of two daughters, 7 and 12. I want to do something else, but I was quite stuck.” What changed was meeting former National Hockey League player Geoff Courtnall and realizing there was a spark between the two.
She’s reflecting on her career, and is remarkably frank about its vicissitudes.
“It was just like Lilith Fair,” she says, shaking her head.
By her own admission, Sarah Mc Lachlan’s career thrives on the threat of defeat.
“Part of the reason I’m successful is that my mom kept telling me I was going to fail constantly,” the Halifax-born singer-songwriter recalls from her living room in West Vancouver.
In 2010, in the thick of this new female pop takeover, she decided to emerge and resuscitate Lilith, which was roundly declared a flop. When Mc Lachlan talks about her soon-to-be released studio album, , her eighth, there is a familiar defiance in her tone.