Cochrane Takes A Personal Journey Home

Cochrane Takes A Personal Journey Home

REGINA — Tom Cochrane knew that it was time to get to work on a new album.

The 61-year-old Canadian music icon unveiled Take It Home on Feb. 10, his first album of new material since No Stranger was released in 2006. According to promotional material for the new disc, Cochrane had “stepped off the music industry treadmill” following No Stranger.

Take Me Home Hits Stores Feb. 10

Take Me Home Hits Stores Feb. 10

Tom Cochrane doesn’t have much left to prove.

Only, perhaps, that the veteran Canadian musician can still give us rock songs from the heart – with just enough pace and crunch to keep it interesting.

And the 61-year-old Cochrane delivers with his new album Take It Home, out Feb. 10.

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: 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.

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.