Alan Doyle just wants to give people a 'good night out' with his music

The musician discusses his evolving sounds throughout the years and performs songs from his latest album, A Week at the Warehouse.
Alan Doyle performing live in the q studio in Toronto, Ont. (CBC q)
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No matter what kind of music Alan Doyle is making, all the musician ever wants is to "give people a good night out." Over the years, he's succeeded with that, either as a member of the East Coast band Great Big Sea or on his own with his solo music. 

Now back with his third studio album, A Week at the Warehouse, Doyle speaks to host Tom Power about his musical evolution and why, for this album, Doyle just wanted the "freedom to write songs whatever way I like them." 

— Produced by Ben Jamieson

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