First Listen: You'll Never Know by Heather Bambrick
'There's a lot of Newfoundland' in newest album for jazz singer
Heather Bambrick has built a successful career in Toronto as a jazz singer, broadcaster, teacher and voiceover artist, but her latest album, You'll Never Know, is all about her ties to this province.
"There's a lot of Newfoundland on here," said Bambrick.
"A lot of connection to home, a lot of connection to family."
The title track was a favourite of Heather's aunt, who passed away in January.
"She was a big fan of good singers, she was a big fan of Vera Lynn, 'My God, she had a good voice,'" recalled Bambrick.
Her latest album includes an interpretation of the Newfoundland folk song, Petty Harbour Bait Skiff.
Bambrick said another song, Far from the Home I Love, from the musical Fiddler on the Roof, is deeply personal for her.
"It's the idea of being torn, like, I want to be home ... but I need to be here [in Toronto] doing what I'm doing," she said.
Have a listen to Heather Bambrick's conversation with Weekend AM host Heather Barrett.
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