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”: