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Gord Downie Is Releasing A New Album, 'Introduce Yerself,' At The End Of October

It'll have 23 original songs.

09/27/2017 11:19 EDT | Updated 09/27/2017 11:19 EDT
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Gord Downie, lead singer for the Tragically Hip, performs at the Air Canada Centre in 2000. (David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

TORONTO — Gord Downie is releasing a new solo album of 23 original songs produced with long-time collaborator Kevin Drew.

"Introduce Yerself" is slated for release Oct. 27 with each song written about a specific person.

Earlier on HuffPost:

His website says the tracks were recorded during two four-day studio sessions in January 2016 and February 2017.

Many of the songs came together in a single take.

This marks the second album by the Tragically Hip frontman since going public with his terminal brain cancer diagnosis.

Last October, he released "Secret Path" — an album, graphic novel and film based on the story of Chanie Wenjack, a young Ojibwe boy who died while trying to escape a residential school.

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