Raine Maida Biography
Michael Raine Maida was born on February 18, 1970 in Weston, Ontario
CANADA. Maida is best known for being the lead singer of the Alternative-Rock
outfit Our Lady Peace.
He went to St. Catherine's private school when he was young and then All Saints High School. Maida later went to Ridley college and then university of Toronto to study criminology but dropped out 2 1/2 credits short of graduation to be in the band Our Lady Peace; they signed to Columbia Records, sold millions of albums and shared the stage with everyone from The Ramones to Deftones and Neil Young.
Raine Maida went solo with the full-length CD, "The Hunters Lullaby"; including similar but slightly different versions of the four tracks that comprise his 2006 EP, "Love Hope Hero", his debut solo album was released in mid-November 2007 on Sony Music Canada.
In August 2010 he put out a single entitled "Bury Me With A Gun" with the intention of recording a full-length record early the next year, but the project never surfaced.
The second solo album, "We All Get Lighter", was eventually released in March of 2013. Raine Maida produced the disc which was recorded in Los Angeles and Toronto, he was joined in the studio by his wife Chantal Kreviazuk who provided piano on some of the songs. The 8-song set included the single "Montreal".