Joel Kroeker was raised in Winnipeg, Canada. He discovered how to perform your guitar in senior high school, and he ultimately went on to review music in the College or university of Manitoba as well as the College or university of Alberta in Edmonton, where he gained a master’s in ethnomusicology and well-known music research. Kroeker quickly strayed from academia, though, and continued to produce a bid like a pop musician. His 1st album, 1999’s Local Bohemian, hit quantity seven within the Canadian Country wide Campus Radio Graph. After garnering accolades through the Alberta Recording Market Association (Greatest New Recording Designer and Film Rating of the entire year for the documentary Tokyo Landscapes), Kroeker continued to talk about the stage with music artists like Bruce Cockburn, the Payola$, and Colin Linden. A couple of years after his debut within the indie circuit, Kroeker got a cope with Accurate North, which released Kroeker’s second recording, Melodrama, in 2004. The record gained Kroeker a few nominations in the Traditional western Canadian Music Honours, putting him among famous brands Sarah McLachlan and Nelly Furtado. His third recording, Nearer to the Fire, came out 3 years later on. The record presented a duet with Quebec’s Dany Bedar known as “Déj? Vu,” as well as the video for your song continued to claim the main i’m all over this the MusiMax route in January 2007.