|Labels||Arts & Crafts Productions.|
|Associated acts||The Happiness Project, Do Make Say Think, Broken Social Scene, Feist|
Charles Spearin is a musician from Toronto, Ontario. Spearin is a founding member of Do Make Say Think, KC Accidental and Broken Social Scene and also contributes to Valley of the Giants. He composes and performs in a broad range of musical genres.
His solo album The Happiness Project is a concept album and was released on February 14, 2009 on the Arts & Crafts Label. This album includes contributions from Do Make Say Think alumni Julie Penner, Kevin Drew, Ohad Benchetrit and Broken Social Scene alumni Leon Kingstone and Evan Cranley. The concept for the Happiness Project (making music out of ordinary speech) is influenced by his early life with a blind father and his own Buddhist studies. On April 17, 2010, Spearin won a Juno Award for the Best Contemporary Jazz Album for The Happiness Project.
- The Happiness Project (2009)
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