Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Gord Downie's Brothers Say More Projects Are Coming from the Singer

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Gord Downie's Brothers Say More Projects Are Coming from the Singer

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Gord Downie's brothers say more songs are coming

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VANCOUVER - Gord Downie's most recent album "Introduce Yerself" was often considered his final project, but his brothers insist there's much more to come.

"That wasn't the end," Patrick Downie told reporters after accepting two Juno Awards for the 2017 album alongside his brother Mike.

"(Gord) did a lot of music in his final time."

The brothers stood alongside each other at the Junos gala dinner in the absence of the Tragically Hip frontman, who died last October of an incurable form of brain cancer.

"Introduce Yerself" picked up the adult alternative album award while Downie shared a songwriter award with Kevin Drew for the project as well.

The album consists of songs described as "love letters" to people who touched Downie's life, from an ex-girlfriend to members of the Indigenous community. …

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