September 28, 2022

Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter BRUCE COCKBURN Announces Digital Album of Rare Songs

Announces November 25th, 2022 Digital Release Of Rarities
Along With Three Career Defining Classic Albums On Vinyl

Listen to Waterwalker Theme | Pre-Order Digital Album & Vinyl Re-Issues

Having sold more than nine million albums worldwide, acclaimed songwriter, performer, author and activist Bruce Cockburn is a member of both the Canadian Songwriter and Canadian Music Hall of Fame, a winner of Folk Alliance’s People’s Voice Award, as well 13 JUNO Awards from more than 30 nominations.  

On Rarities, Bruce Cockburn is finally sharing twelve rarely heard recordings with digital music consumers that were previously only available within the Rumours of Glory limited-edition box set, along with five remastered tracks that appeared on tribute compilation albums dedicated to Gordon Lightfoot, Pete Seeger, Mississippi Sheiks, Mississippi John Hurt and William Hawkins.  

Rarities will be available on November 25, 2022, on all digital platforms including Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube Music, Amazon Music and Deezer.   An advance single, the theme song from the 1983 Bill Mason directed National Film Board film Waterwalker is available to stream now, along with pre-order and pre-save links for the digital album, and details on the musicians, studios, producers and recording dates for the tracks, all of which can be found here.    

Also found on Rarities are two songs not on the original limited-edition CD in the Rumours of Glory box set:Twilight On The Champlain Sea” featuring Ani DiFranco, originally intended to be on Life Short Call Now and used on the Japan-only release, and 1966’s “Bird Without Wings,” the oldest Cockburn demo from his personal vault, later recorded by Ottawa's 3's A Crowd and produced by The Mamas & the Papas’ Mama Cass.

1970 Self Titled Debut Album, 1997’s The Charity of Night & 1999’s Breakfast In New Orleans, Dinner In TImbuktu to be issued individually on 180 Gram Black Vinyl.

On the same day as the Rarities album is released, Cockburn and True North Records are releasing three albums on 180g black vinyl – 1996’s Charity Of Night, 1999’s Breakfast In New Orleans Dinner In Timbuktu and the 1970 debut album Bruce Cockburn, all of which can also be pre-ordered here.   

Bruce Cockburn 2023 Tour Dates:

January 27, 2023Bing Concert HallStanfordCAUSA
January 28, 2023Jam Cellars BallroomNapaCAUSA
January 30, 2023Elsinore TheaterSalemORUSA
January 31, 2023Rialto TheaterTacomaWAUSA
February 2, 2023Royal TheatreVictoriaBCCanada
February 4, 2023Centre for the Performing ArtsVancouverBCCanada
February 5, 2023Community TheatreKelownaBCCanada
February 6, 2023Jack Singer TheatreCalgaryABCanada
February 8, 2023Winspear CentreEdmontonABCanada
February 9, 2023TCU PlaceSaskatoonSKCanada
February 10, 2023Burton Cummings TheatreWinnipegMBCanada
February 11, 2023Parkway TheaterMinneapolisMNUSA
February 13, 2023Hoyt Sherman TheaterDes MoinesIAUSA
February 14, 2023Rococo TheaterLincolnNEUSA
February 15, 2023Liberty HallLawrenceKSUSA
February 17, 2023The ArmoryFt. CollinsCOUSA
February 18, 2023The ArmoryFt. CollinsCOUSA
February 19, 2023Avalon TheatreGrand JunctionCOUSA
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