23 August 2010 -
Bruce Cockburn continues to work on his new recording, his first studio album since 2006ís Life Short Call Now. At the present moment the album contains some 15 songs and instrumentals. The music being recorded is very acoustic, very rhythmic, and highly evocative.
The CD features performances from violin player extraordinaire Jenny Scheinman (Bill Frisell, Norah Jones, Madeleine Peyroux), recording artist Annabelle Chvostek and long time collaborators Gary Craig, Jon Dymond and producer Colin Linden.
The sessions have been done in Bath Ontario, Nashville Tennessee, and San Francisco California.
The albumís current working title is Small Source of Comfort and the record is now scheduled for a March 1, 2011 release, world-wide on the True North label and will mark six years between studio releases.
Following the release of the record Bruce will embark on a tour with dates beginning in Canada towards the end of March and into the US in May and then will continue on to the end of the year including a possible return to UK, Europe and points further afield.