PhotosÂ -Â Carly Rae Jepsen at the Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, Nov 8 2009
– photos by Jade Dempsey
Carly Rae Jepsen opening for Marianas Trench at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver. The singer/songwriterÂ isÂ originally from Mission, B.C., whereÂ attended Heritage Park Secondary School in MissionÂ andÂ pursuedÂ anÂ early passion for musical theatre.
She went on to studyÂ musical theatre at the Canadian College of Performing Arts in Victoria. After working on writing songsÂ with a guitar her parents gave her sheÂ decided to audition for the fifth season of Canadian Idol. She placed third on the show and was part of the Canadian Idol Top 3 concert tour.
After the conclusion of the tour, Jepsen returned to British Columbia. There, she recorded herÂ debut album, Tug of War,Â which was released in Sept 2008 through MapleCore/Fontana North. The album was produced by Ryan Stewart and includes the song “Sweet Talker”.