Our guest for today’s episode is Desiree Dorion. Desiree is a JUNO Award-nominated singer-songwriter whose music has topped the Indigenous Music Countdown, and five of her songs entered into the top 100 Country Music Charts in Canada. The 2017 "Songwriter of the Year'' award recipient at Manitoba's Country Music Awards recently hosted the Achimotak Series, meaning "let's talk about it" with the Canadian Country Music Association - a conversation between Indigenous artists about their experience in the industry. Desiree has just released her first single of 2021 - a fun, upbeat, and unapologetic track about letting your hair down and having fun. The incredibly catchy tune "Sometimes I Drink" is out now and available wherever you stream music. We connected with Desiree to speak on the early beginnings of her musical journey in rural Manitoba, her experience as an Indigenous female artist in Canada, and much more….
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Opening Credits: Daniel Cowans, Musical Director @ The DNA Project
Produced By: Anthony Lewis and Diriki Palmer
Mixed and Edited By: Mat Keselman