Tomi Swick

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Tomi Swick
Tomi Swick at 2016 CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser.jpg
2016 CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser performer and Slaight Music artist Tomi Swick.
Background information
Born Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Genres Pop rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Years active 2004–Present
Labels Warner, Slaight Music
Website TomiSwick.com

Tomi Swick is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Hamilton, Ontario formerly signed to Warner Music Canada, now signed to Slaight Music.

By age 13, Swick had learned to play several instruments, including the bagpipes, military drums, piano and guitar.[1] At age 19 he began playing in a Hamilton band but soon pursued a solo career. He is a graduate of Cathedral High School. In February 2006, Swick's song "A Night Like This" was released as the first single from the compilation album From the Heart. The single became a top-five radio hit in Canada.[2]

In 2006, Swick released his debut album, Stalled Out in the Doorway, which entered the chart at number 77. The singles "Everything Is Alright" and "Sorry Again" received moderate video play on Much Music and MuchMoreMusic. At the 2007 Juno Awards, Swick was awarded New Artist of the Year.

From January 1, 2007 to February 26, 2007 Swick toured with the Barenaked Ladies on their BLAM tour.

Swick also contributed to two songs on the album 68 by Year of the Monkey. He wrote and performed on the song "Leaving You Behind" and covered John Lennon's "Dear Prudence".

His second album was released on March 27th, 2012

His third album, The Yukon Motel, was released on October 16th, 2016 on Slaight Music.[3]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "A Night Like This"
  • "Everything Is Alright"
  • "Sorry Again"
  • "Easy Company"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kennedy, John (2006-09-05). "The swift rise of Tomi Swick". Canada.com. Retrieved 2008-01-18. 
  2. ^ Bliss, Karen (2007-04-13). "Tomi Swick builds momentum". Jam!. Retrieved 2008-01-18. 
  3. ^ Doole, Kerry. "The Comeback Story Of Tomi Swick". FYI Music News. Retrieved 12 October 2016. 

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