Montreal’s own gospel-infused prog rock band Lakes of Canada are currently on tour and will be back in town October 16th to launch their new album Transgressions. It’s a concept album inspired by Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale.

FTB’s Hannah Besseau had a chance to speak with Jake Smith, the band’s lead singer, rhythm guitarist and percussionist about the decision to do a concept album, recording it as well as their current tour and the upcoming Canadian elections:

Find out how you can win tickets to the album launch and the album itself!