JOEL PLASKETT EMERGENCY, Finalist, Pop/Rock Song, “Fashionable People”

JOEL PLASKETT EMERGENCY, Finalist, Pop/Rock Song, “Fashionable People”

Home= Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

BEHIND THE MUSIC:

— Joel Plaskett’s resume lists a Top 10 at Hot A/C, #1 on CBC Radio 3, two ECMA wins (Male Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year), a Juno nomination (Songwriter of the Year).

— The band has toured the USA, UK and Australia in addition to Canada. One noteworthy show was performing with symphony Nova Scotia at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax.

— This year’s ECMAs saw three more wins … Single of the Year for “Nowhere With You,” DVD of the Year for “Make A Little Noise”, and Songwriter of the Year.

—As a member of seminal Halifax indie heroes Thrush Hermit, Joel went through an American major label deal (Electra), had the most-played album on Canadian college radio (2000’s Clayton Park), all while still a teenager.

WATCH THE VIDEO FOR “FASHIONABLE PEOPLE”:

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKDgkcx9ric]

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