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Coke Machine Glow

Gord Downie's Coke Machine Glow accompanied his 2001 album of the same name and contains the lyrics to the songs featured on the album.

Gord Downie

Coke Machine Glow is a rich, haunting collection that reveals both the public and private selves of one of Canada's most enigmatic musicians. In poetry that is urban, gritty and political, as well as romantic, nostalgic and whimsical, Downie allows us a glimpse inside his world. With his acute and observing eye, he gives us snapshots of his life, both on the road and at home; he writes of loneliness and isolation; of longing and desire; of the present and the past; of dreams and nightmares; love lost and love of family. Ultimately, this book is about the distances that bridge and separate us. (Knopf Canada)

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Remembering Gord Downie | Juno Awards 2018

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