The Heartbroken

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The Heartbroken
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The Heartbroken in Waterloo, Ontario
Background information
OriginToronto, Ontario, Canada
GenresIndie, country
Years active2009 – present
MembersDamhnait Doyle
Stuart Cameron
Blake Manning
Peter Fusco

The Heartbroken is a Canadian indie rock band based in Toronto, Ontario. The band consists of Damhnait Doyle, Blake Manning, Stuart Cameron and Peter Fusco.


The Heartbroken came together in 2009, and made their debut in March that year at the East Coast Music Awards. The band members had played together previously in Doyle's band Shaye.[1][2]

The band released an album, Tonight Tonight, in 2011, with guest musicians Stew Crookes and fiddler James McKie.[3][4] The album was nominated for a Canadian Country Music Award.[5] That year the band went on a Canadian tour.[6]

A second album, Storm Clouds, was released in 2016.[5][1]


Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details
Tonight Tonight
  • Release date: August 3, 2010
  • Label: Heartbroken Music
Storm Clouds
  • Release date: October 2016[7]
  • Label: Heartbroken Music


Year Single Peak positions Album
CAN Country
2011 "Seventeen" 49 Tonight Tonight
"The Truth"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Result
2011 Canadian Country Music Association Group or Duo of the Year Nominated
2013 Roots Artist or Group of the Year Nominated


  1. ^ a b "First Listen: Storm Clouds by The Heartbroken". CBC News Heather Barrett, Nov 13, 2016.
  2. ^ " Hope comes out of the Heartbroken’s new CD". LA Beat, 10 March 2011 Richard Amery
  3. ^ "The Heartbroken Tonight Tonight". Exclaim!, By Kerry Doole Feb 15, 2011
  4. ^ "The Heartbroken Stick to Their Grassroots with Debut LP, Kick Off Western Canada Tour". Exclaim!, By Kerry Doole Feb 10, 2011
  5. ^ a b "The Heartbroken forecast Storm Clouds with a chance of rock and heavy melody". Local Xpress, Oct 28, 2016 Stephen Cooke
  6. ^ "The Heartbroken Sing Songs of Life, Love and Broken Hearts". YQG Rocks, By Dan Savoie - March 21, 2011
  7. ^ The Heartbroken plays SOCAN Session for our staff, SOCAN. Retrieved May 1, 2017
  8. ^ "The Heartbroken - Canada Country". Billboard. Retrieved August 13, 2019.

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