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Loreena McKennitt: 'I Never Wanted To Be A Singer...'

In a recent interview, the mystical soul singer talks about her career, how her latest album may be her last and how her quest for knowledge has affected her explorations in music.

Loreena McKennitt: 'I Never Wanted To Be A Singer...'

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“I wouldn’t have even known what the Order of Canada was. I never wanted to be a singer. I wanted to be a vet.


I studied Agriculture in the University of Manitoba, but never finished my degree as I went into music. But the decision to go into music was always at arm’s length. It was always, ‘I will continue on but on my terms.’

I never planned or knew what I was going to do, but I always knew what I didn’t want to do.”

Loreena McKennitt, Spill Magazine

 

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Fresh Sounds Canada: New Songs from Jayda G, Claudia Bouvette and More

This week's discovery roundup of new Canadian songs also includes Indigenous songwriter Celeigh Cardinal and Quebec acts KROY and Mon Doux Saigneur.

In Fresh Sounds Canada, Billboard Canada puts you on to the must-hear songs of the week by artists on the rise and those about to break. Here's what's out this week.

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