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.
Back On The Highway: What Was Meant To Be Tom Cochrane’s Last Recording Instead Inspired A Career Renewal
Canadian Music Hall of Famer Tom Cochrane initially wrote the song Glide as a career farewell, but he found the recording of it to be “too much fun” and made it a part of a his upcoming new album, 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.
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.
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.