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(Toronto, ON – February 21, 2020) – 44, an imaginative and visionary four album project by Joel Plaskett, continues to reveal itself with the release of a second single and video, “Just Passing Through”.

The title track from 44‘s second album, “Just Passing Through” is a travelling rock song weaving guitar riffs and smoky chorus across a driving 4/4 beat. The new video was put together by Jeff Miller, using footage shot on Joel’s phone camera over the years to create a dream-like backdrop.

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(Toronto, ON – January 24, 2020) – On April 17, 2020, the day before his 45th birthday, Joel Plaskett will release 44.

A conceptual follow-up to his JUNO-award winning triple record, Three44 is a visionary project comprised of four, 11-song records, packaged together and connected thematically. Four years in the making, the songs were recorded in Dartmouth, Memphis, Nashville and Toronto with 33 different musicians.
The first single from the first album, “Head Over Heels Into Heaven” was co-written by Joel and Mo Kenney and features The Emergency (Dave Marsh &

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New Album + Spring Tour Pre-Sale

Hey All,

I’m busy on the home stretch of a new album project to be released in April 2020. It’s shaping up and I’m excited about it. It features tracks recorded on my own, with the Emergency (Dave Marsh and Chris Pennell) and with other musical friends here Halifax, Memphis, Nashville and Toronto. I’ll be hitting the road in April and May in Canada with the Emergency and our immensely talented friend, Mo Kenney, as part of the band. More on the record when the New Year arrives, but in the meantime, if you’d like to get tickets for the tour you can follow the links below. 

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Youth Climate Strike

Hi Folks,

I’m writing this note in support of the the Youth Climate Strikes happening this Friday September 27th here in Halifax and that have been happening around the world between the 20th and 27th . The next generation (my son included) is inheriting a world that is rapidly warming up due to our collective actions and inaction.

Like many of us, I’m busy with life and its responsibilities and I often feel overwhelmed by the scale of the climate issues we are facing. But I am truly grateful and inspired by the many young people standing up for the future,

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