Get the gift with true Canadian spirit in mind
True North: The Canadian Songbook is an award-winning, 220 page bilingual hardcover coffee table book with a double CD insert that features 32 iconic Canadian songs recorded by Eleanor, 10 Canadian orchestras and 28 guest artists.
The book showcases sumptuous full-colour landscape photography by 22 photographers from across Canada, portraits by co-curator V. Tony Hauser, Canadian fashion design, complementary song lyrics, songwriter commentary, and behind-the-scenes shots by Greg Locke.
"Eleanor McCain had a vision of a major recording of selected Canadian music. It’s impressive. The time, effort and planning is astonishing and the results fulfilling.”
Dan MacDonald, Cape Breton Post
“Classical-crossover singer Eleanor McCain is doing her part to define the songs that make us Canadian with her ambitious True North: The Canadian Songbook.”
Lynn Saxburg, Ottawa Sun
“The Woman can sing, belting out ballads with an impressive vocal range” and “True North is a tour de force"
Sarah Daniel, Insight: The Art of Living
“Eleanor McCain’s extraordinary celebration of Canadian music, True North: The Canadian Songbook is the ultimate expression of Canadian content and Eleanor sings beautifully in these stunning renditions.”
Jon Kimura Parker, Artistic Director
Honens International Piano Competition