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That’s a line from my single Dictator and it has been described as an anthem at a time when we’ve never needed anything more. I suppose the Trump comparisons are warranted, although the song was written years ago. As is often the case, the true meaning behind a song is often only revealed years later if at all.

Here In The New Great Game

That’s a line from my single Dictator and it has been described as an anthem at a time when we’ve never needed anything more. I suppose the Trump comparisons are warranted, although the song was written years ago. As is often the case, the true meaning behind a song is often only revealed years later if at all.
I’ve been asked to share a few words about the concepts and themes of my new record “the New Great Game” on this 8th of November release day and 45th presidential election. Yes 45: there have been 45 presidents of the United States - somehow that doesn’t seem like that many to me.

The 45th Election For President !

I’ve been asked to share a few words about the concepts and themes of my new record “the New Great Game” on this 8th of November release day and 45th presidential election. Yes 45: there have been 45 presidents of the United States - somehow that doesn’t seem like that many to me.
On his latest album, the Murray Lightburn (The Dears) produced “The New Great Game” Andrew Johnston paints in broad, expansive brushstrokes, delivering 12 killer rock anthems for troubled times, with just enough redemption to keep hope alive.

New Music and Shows

On his latest album, the Murray Lightburn (The Dears) produced “The New Great Game” Andrew Johnston paints in broad, expansive brushstrokes, delivering 12 killer rock anthems for troubled times, with just enough redemption to keep hope alive.
We have big news coming next week. The New Great Game. Stay tuned!

The New Great Game

We have big news coming next week. The New Great Game. Stay tuned!
When I was about 10 (must have been 1987?) I was obsessed with 2 pop albums that I heard on the radio: Peter Gabriel's "So", and Kate Bush "Hounds of Love." I'm not sure why but Hounds has always just made the hair on my arms stand up and made me feel super emotional.

Running Up That Hill

When I was about 10 (must have been 1987?) I was obsessed with 2 pop albums that I heard on the radio: Peter Gabriel's "So", and Kate Bush "Hounds of Love." I'm not sure why but Hounds has always just made the hair on my arms stand up and made me feel super emotional.
It's been a ridiculous uphill climb since I got back from tour last May, and on one occasion I literally found myself in tears sitting on the floor, but I've decided to keep moving forward despite it all. That's what the battered and bruised fighter on the cover of "Brace for Impact" would want.

Fall Tour Dates!!

It's been a ridiculous uphill climb since I got back from tour last May, and on one occasion I literally found myself in tears sitting on the floor, but I've decided to keep moving forward despite it all. That's what the battered and bruised fighter on the cover of "Brace for Impact" would want.
It was the summer of 2014 and Andrew Johnston and the Hurricane were set to play another one of our celebrated artist tribute nights at Bistro de Paris in Montreal, this time in tribute to the great Ryan Adams. One of the songs that I knew had to go on the setlist was “La Cienga Just Smiled.”

Ryan Adams Is My Buddy On Twitter

It was the summer of 2014 and Andrew Johnston and the Hurricane were set to play another one of our celebrated artist tribute nights at Bistro de Paris in Montreal, this time in tribute to the great Ryan Adams. One of the songs that I knew had to go on the setlist was “La Cienga Just Smiled.”
I am excited to officially announce tour dates for the upcoming Brace for Impact tour! If you are in any of these cities in Ontario we would love to see you out at the shows.

Brace for Impact Spring Tour !

I am excited to officially announce tour dates for the upcoming Brace for Impact tour! If you are in any of these cities in Ontario we would love to see you out at the shows.
As some of you may recall, I was a last minute no-show at the Christmas Party last year. Nothing tragic to report, but I was certainly a little more than burnt out and over extended by the end of last year. Turns out that record making can take its toll.

2015 – Here We Go Again!

As some of you may recall, I was a last minute no-show at the Christmas Party last year. Nothing tragic to report, but I was certainly a little more than burnt out and over extended by the end of last year. Turns out that record making can take its toll.
Join us for a Warren Zevon Tribute show with special guests at the Bistro de Paris on Rue St-Denis. See you there!

Warren Zevon Tribute!

Join us for a Warren Zevon Tribute show with special guests at the Bistro de Paris on Rue St-Denis. See you there!

 

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