31 OCTOBER 2016 (Toronto, ON) – 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.Details
At this years Junos it was also about recognizing musicians that made a social difference.Details
Canadian icon Tom Cochrane to release two albums in U.S. Tickets for fall U.S. club tour on sale nowDetails
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.Details
Tom will be performing songs from his new album No Stranger on the program Q (CBC radio) this Monday 16th March.
Q is on CBC Radio 1 at 10am and 10pm for one hour.
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.Details
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. One of those cassettes was Mad Mad World by Tom Cochrane.Details
THUNDER BAY — Thirty years ago Tom Cochrane preferred the tranquility of a recording studio to the adrenaline of being the centre of attention on a big stage.
Now his career is all about performing live.
The Canadian music icon is kicking off his cross-country tour in Thunder Bay, when he takes to the stage at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium on Feb. 14.Details
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.Details
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.Details
July 17th 2014 – FYI Music News 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.”…Details
By Steve Newton – Straight.com Twenty-five years ago today—on July 16, 1989—Rod Stewart played to a crowd of 21,000 at B.C. Place Stadium, with backup from Tom Cochrane and Jeff Healey. Rod the Mod was touring behind his 1988 Out of Order album, which spawned four singles—”Lost In You”, “Forever Young”, “My Heart Can’t Tell…Details
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.Details
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. Call tonight’s tribute a bookend to a chapter, and the next one is well underway.Details
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. Tom’s global successes, massive body of work and powerful performances have firmly established him as one of Canada’s most loved artists.Details
PeaceFest has confirmed its line-up for this year. As speculated Nazerath is returning, but it will be Tom Cochrane with Red Rider who is headlining.Details
Twenty-five years ago today—on March 2, 1989—Tom Cochrane and Red Rider played the Orpheum with guests the Northern Pikes, a band from Saskatoon that I liked almost as much as the headliner.Details
Tom Cochrane Announced As A 2014 Inductee To The Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame At Canadian Music Week 2014
Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce Tom Cochrane as a 2014 inductee to the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame. Cochrane is an award winning singer, songwriter, producer, activist and Canadian icon, and will be honoured amongst his peers at the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards gala, taking place on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the Kool Haus in Toronto.Details
Paul Irish – thestar.com 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. As well, he’s visited Canadian troops in Afghanistan and raised…Details