Gallant, Lennie - Breakwater

Format: CD
Label: Columbia, Revenant Records CK-80213
Year: 1988
Origin: Rustico, Prince Edward Island
Genre: folk, traditional
Value of Original Title: $40.00
Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No
Playlist: Prince Edward Island, 1980's, Folk


Track Name
Tales of the Phantom Ship
Island Clay
Raise The Dead of Wintertime
Back To Rustico
From a Distance
Marie and He
The Hope for Next Year
Big City
The Reconcillation Two-Step
La Tempete
Down on the Promenade
Destination (train song
recorded live)





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This prolific songwriter/performer has released 7 albums, which have won him a host of awards and nominations from both JUNOs and East Coast Music Awards. Over 30 artists have recorded Gallant’s songs including Jimmy Buffett, who calls Gallant one of his favourite writers. He has also composed songs for theatre, television, documentaries and special events. His songs have appeared in feature films and on the hit series Dawson’s Creek and Joan of Arcadia. He is considered one of Canada’s best songwriters, both in English and French, and in the spring of 2004 the country’s highest honour was bestowed on him when he was inducted into the Order of Canada for his contribution to Canadian culture.


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