It’s been 25 years since the release of Tom Cochrane’s landmark album, Mad Mad World, which has its deluxe edition reissue in stores and at streaming services today via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company.
At this years Junos it was also about recognizing musicians that made a social difference. Tom Cochrane presented Arcade Fire with the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award
Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Tom Cochrane — best known for hit songs “Life Is a Highway” and Red Rider’s “Lunatic Fringe”— will make two of his albums available in the U.S. on Friday, October 2. The Canadian rock icon will release his latest album Take It Home as well as 2006’s No Stranger
Canadian rock icon, Tom Cochrane, has never stopped creating or performing, but “Take It Home” is his first album of new material since 2006. “Take It Home” explores new lyrical and sonic terrain while remaining grounded in the values Cochrane is known for.
The Canadian music industry gathered last night at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto to honour Canada’s most successful songwriters, composers, lyricists and music publishers at the 25th anniversary SOCAN Awards, the country’s largest annual celebration specifically for music creators.
Recognizing artists whose contributions have enhanced the social fabric of Canada, Cochrane has supported a wide variety of initiatives from World Vision to Parkinson’s disease research. He has visited Africa eight times and Asia twice on behalf of World Vision.
Veteran Canadian singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane will be honoured at this year’s JUNO Awards for his charitable endeavours.
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday the “Life is a Highway” star will receive the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award.