Bruce Guthro

Bruce Guthro ( born August 31, 1961 Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia ) is a Canadian folk singer.

Guthros music style is characterized by well-known musicians / groups such as The Animals, James Taylor, Jim Croce, Pink Floyd.

Bruce Guthro got up early and worked on her own at the age of 17 years in the Saskatchewan uranium mines, and later in coal mines. In 1993, Bruce Guthros made ​​the musical breakthrough by winning a prestigious singers and composers competition, what the release of his first single, " Livin ' in the 90's " at MCA Records Canada which makes it up to # 14 in the Canadian Music Charts managed with the result. In 1994 he published in the same label, his first album " Sails to the Wind" in 1996 his second album " Of Your Son " by EMI, which was reissued in 1998, including the top 25 hit " Falling". The album reached gold status in Canada and Bruce Guthro was rewarded with numerous awards.

The East Coast Music Awards Bruce Guthro won in five categories:

  • " Male Artist of the Year"
  • " Album of the Year " (for " Of Your Son " )
  • »Pop / Rock Artist of the Year "
  • " Songwriter of the Year"
  • " Single of the Year " (for " Falling ").

In the same year he won three Canadian Radio Music Awards and reached a Juno Award nomination for Best New Solo Artist. He got his own CBC special and went with musicians such as Jann Arden and The Rankins on tour. 1998 was thus for Bruce Guthro the most successful, but also most crucial year, because he not only won prizes and awards, but also the election as the new front man of the popular Scottish folk rock band Runrig. Around 400 singers who applied to the succession of Donnie Munro. So Scotland was from 1998, the second home of Bruce Guthro, the last time being solo album Bound for Bethlehem in 2012 appeared.



By Runrig