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COLONEL CHRIS HADFIELD LAUNCHES SPACE SESSIONS: SONGS FROM A TIN CAN
October 08 2015

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COLONEL CHRIS HADFIELD LAUNCHES SPACE SESSIONS: SONGS FROM A TIN CAN

 

The world’s first “off planet” album available everywhere today

 

Friday, October 9, 2015 – For immediate release

 

Toronto, Ontario:  Famed Canadian astronaut, Colonel Chris Hadfield has today launched the world’s first “off planet” album.  CD, vinyl and digital versions of Space Sessions: Songs From a Tin Can are now available to purchase at all retailers and listen to on all streaming services.

 

In 2013, Col. Hadfield spent five months aboard the International Space Station. In the evenings, following days full of scientific experiments, Col. Hadfield would pull out his acoustic guitar and power up GarageBand on his iPad to record guitar and vocals for songs he’d written alone, as well as with his brother and his son. Once back on Earth, Juno Award winning producer Robbie Lackritz was recruited to help finish the album.  Noted musicians such as drummer Don Kerr (Ron Sexsmith), Afie Jurvanen (Bahamas) Mike O’Brien (zeus), Ben Lester (Field Report, S Carey, Tallest Man On Earth), Jay McCarrol (Hayden, Golden Dogs) and Dan Goldman (Snowblink, Hydra) were brought on board to help fulfill Hadfield’s original vision for full instrumentation on the songs. 

 

“The serenity and grace I felt while orbiting our Earth, weightless by the window, gave a whole new place to write and perform music. I’m delighted to be able to share these completed works as a new way to help tell the stories of early space exploration,” says Col. Hadfield

 

 

A track by track commentary is available on Spotify and “The Making Of Space Sessions: Songs From a Tin Can,” Podcast an audio commentary by Chris Hadfield is available to download on iTunes.

Space Sessions: Songs From a Tin Can tracklisting:

 

Big Smoke

Beyond The Terra

Feet Up

I Wonder If She

Caroline

Jewel In The Night

Daughter Of My Sins

Window Of My Mind

Space Lullaby

Farm Auction

Ride That Lightning

Space Oddity (bonus track featuring Emm Gryner, produced by Joe Corcoran)

 

Videos:

“Feet Up” (Official Lyric Video)

“Ride That Lightning” (Official Lyric Video)

“Daughter Of My Sins” (Official Lyric Video)

“Space Sessions Songs From a Tin Can” (Official Album Trailer)

 

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