Hawksley Workman shares new music live in the q studio

On his new album, Median Age Wasteland, Workman reflects on his childhood, the '80s and his life in music.
Hawksley Workman performing in the q studio in Toronto, Ont. (Vivian Rashotte/CBC)

Hawksley Workman has been a staple in the Canadian music industry for over 20 years. Now, the acclaimed multi-instrumentalist is back with his 16th album, Median Age Wasteland.

Through the span of his career, Workman's sound has been innovative and experimental. On this new album, he looks back on his life, his childhood and the '80s.

Hawksley Workman accompanied by Todd Lumley on piano. (Vivian Rashotte/CBC)

Joining Tom Power live in the q studio, Workman explains why it was important for him to write more "focused and honest songs" and shares some new music from the record, which is out today.

Click 'listen' near the top of this page to hear the full interview and performance with Hawksley Workman.  

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