The behind-closed-doors discussion, which included Canada’s Minister of Heritage Mélanie Joly via Skype, was organized by industry unions the Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM) and the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists.
Since the release of their self-titled debut in 2003, the band has sold nearly a million albums in Canada, and almost three million internationally. Their albums, Billy Talent, II and III, have all received multi-platinum certifications, with platinum status for Dead Silence and gold for their latest album, Afraid of Heights, which debuted at #1 in Canada, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
(FYI Music News)
Award-winning Canadian musician, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and author Rae Spoon’s new e-book is all about organic songwriting – no formal musical training required.
This week we leave you with Bill and Joel Plaskett performing live at Massey Hall