Reinhard opens his eyes in a windowless room, somewhere in Montreal. Jon Reinhard writes the way he performs, over the shadow and beyond, shedding a particular light on themes of abandon, hope and corruption. Inspired by downtempo hip hop, modern blues and ghostly westerns, Reinhard's songbook is a tree questioning it's roots. Frank Garrett (Cougarettes, TangoCharlie, Rivver) produces, bringing expansive life to Reinhard's bedroom sketches, giving them the Cinemascope treatment they deserve. Kanu, is an unequivocal answer to the cynics : The party's over, it's time to rebuild.