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A Conversation With Tom Cochrane

A Conversation With Tom Cochrane

It was 1994, and I was packing up and heading to Europe to spend 6 months backpacking and finding myself. As an 18-year-old Canadian I proudly donned the Canadian Flag on my bag and trekked the European countryside with only two cassette tapes to keep me company. Both were Canadian albums of course, as I couldn’t imagine not having a piece of Canadiana with me as I made memories that have lasted a lifetime.

Tom Cochrane To Release New Album And Tour Canada In 2015

Tom Cochrane To Release New Album And Tour Canada In 2015

To quote the title of one of the songs on his feverishly anticipated new record, Tom Cochrane is “Back In The Game”. True, the Canadian rock icon has never stopped creating or performing, but Take It Home is his first album of new material since 2006’s No Stranger.

Tom Cochrane: Back In The Game

Tom Cochrane: Back In The Game

To quote the title of one of the songs on his feverishly anticipated new record, Tom Cochrane is “Back In The Game.” True, the Canadian rock icon has never stopped creating or performing, but Take It Home is his first album of new material since 2006′s No Stranger.

Five Questions With… Tom Cochrane

Tom Cochrane’s career includes writing theme music for the movie My Pleasure Is My Business, the Xaviera Hollander story, working on cruise ships and driving taxi. Of course, most know him for his extraordinary song folio that individually have touched so many of us…

Tom Cochrane Discusses New Album

Tom Cochrane Discusses New Album

Tom Cochrane tells FYI that his forthcoming album featuring the single “Sunday Afternoon Hang,” – is about a “mythical hobo musician’s journey” and incorporates blues, country, rock n’ roll with a few “epic ballads” like “Pink Time”, “The One That I Have Known” and “A Prayer For Hope.”

Tom Cochrane’s Incredible Ride To The Top

Tom Cochrane’s Incredible Ride To The Top

Thomas William Cochrane, the small town boy from Lynn Lake, MB has given us a legacy of songs and recordings that live on, sounding as vital and often times poignant as when we first heard them. Tonight Tom is to be inducted into Canada’s Music Industry Hall of Fame—but don’t be thinking it’s the end of the highway.

In Depth and Personal With Tom Cochrane

In Depth and Personal With Tom Cochrane

Canadian Icon Tom Cochrane is a leader in Canadian music, known and loved throughout the world for hits like “Life is a Highway”, “Human Race” and “I Wish you Well”. Tom bought his first guitar at age eleven by selling a toy train set.

Humanitarian Award Recipient Recounts Poignant Experiences In Africa

Humanitarian Award Recipient Recounts Poignant Experiences In Africa

Noted Canadian singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane has been a lot of places and seen a lot of things, but one of his most poignant experiences occurred when he spent two-and-a-half weeks traveling through Africa on behalf of World Vision in 1989 that included a stop in a Mozambique village.

30 Years And Still White Hot

On the evening of November 30, 2006, the day I got to meet and interview Tom Cochrane about his brand new album ‘No Stranger’, was the same night CJAY 92 was holding their 7th Annual Charity Rock Auction at Outlaws Niteclub.

Cochrane's catalyst

Cochrane’s Catalyst

When Tom Cochrane sings Life is a Highway, he does so with the recognition of life’s many potholes and myriad of detours. The argument could even be made that ol’ Tom took a wrong turn at some point. How else do you explain an eight-year gap between recordings?

Cochrane excited by new label

Cochrane Excited By New Label

Tom Cochrane’s first album in eight years, “No Stranger,” and first for Universal Music Canada, debuted on the Canadian retail charts at No. 25 with first-week sales of just over 3000,
according to Nielsen SoundScan Canada. This week, it scanned just over 1400 copies.

Life Is A Highway Again - Tom Cochrane

Life Is A Highway Again

Tom Cochrane ‘s in a good place. His first album in six years. No Stranger, is out today. He’s fresh from a summer in which his 1991 anthemic hit, Life is a Highway, was enjoying its second run in the Top 10 chart,at the hands of Rascal Flatts in the movie Cars.

No Stranger - Tom Cochrane

No Stranger

If Tom Cochrane’s life really is a highway, he’s been at a rest stop for most of a decade. But he — and we — can thank Sam Roberts for getting him back in the driver’s seat. According to Cochrane, new CanRock king Roberts urged him to record again…

No Stranger - Tom Cochrane

No Stranger

A comeback is only a comeback if you’ve actually gone away. So don’t refer to Tom Cochrane’s No Stranger, his first album of new material since 1998, as his comeback album. “It’s that old cliche,” Cochrane said yesterday, chatting with reporters about the new disc, due in stores next Tuesday.

Highway takes on life of its own - Tom Cochrane

Highway Takes On Life Of Its Own

Life is a highway, and Tom Cochrane’s best-known and most oft-played song has been riding it since it appeared on 1991’s Mad Mad World.

Cochrane reunites with Red Rider pal

Cochrane Reunites With Red Rider Pal

On his new release “No Stranger,” Tom Cochrane again explores the human condition from a third person narrative, but does it more intimately thanks to a reconciliation with an old friend.

New album awaits U.S. release - Tom Cochrane

New Album Awaits U.S. Release

TORONTO-Despite being a major artist in Canada for 18 years and having significant stateside success previously, Tom Cochrane still lacks a commitment to release his new album, “XRay Sierra,” in the U.S.

Cochrane's back, but is radio ready?

Cochrane’s Back, But Is Radio Ready?

TORONTO-With “XRay Sierra,” his first album of new songs in four years, Tom Cochrane makes the transition from heartland rocker to mature singer/songwriter. But the artist may face an uphill battle at radio, where it’s been six years since his last hit singles.