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To celebrate Canada Day we have asked ten influential Canadian artists, musicians and personalities to give us their “Top 10” Canadian songs! It’s a fun way to highlight our countries diverse musical landscape and expose our multi-talented friends in the process (in no particular order)! We stand on guard for thee!

Pour célébrer la fête du Canada, nous avons demandé à dix influenceurs canadiens dont des artistes, des musiciens et des personnalités de nous donner leurs “Top 10” chansons canadiennes! C’est une façon amusante de mettre en valeur notre pays au paysage musical diversifié et d’exposer nos multiples ami(e)s talentueux dans le processus (dans un ordre aléatoire)! Nous sommes de garde pour toi!

Douglas Coupland (Writer/Artist)

1. I Like – Men Without Hats
2. That’s Where I went Wrong – The Poppy Family
3. Canada Geese – Gord Downie
4. The Good in Everyone – Sloan
5. This Mourning – Chalk Circle
6. Merge. A Vessel, A Harbour – Great Lakes Swimmers
7. Tonight is a Wonderful time to Fall in Love – April Wine
8. UFO (Catch the Highway) – Leslie Spit Treeo
9. Mass Romantic – The New Pornographers
10. Hearts Like Bears – Maybe Smith

https://www.coupland.com

Sarah Harmer (Singer/Songwriter)

1. Maybe Remember Me – Daniel Romano
2. Burning Photographs – Chad VanGaalen
3. Color Me Badd – Land of Talk
4. Open The Doors – Minotaurs
5. Gone – Gord Downie and the Country of Miracles
6. Valse De Sandrine – Joey Wright
7. JBring Me a Rose – Jenn Grant
8. Mercy Bin – The Hellbilly’s
9. #13 – AroarA
10. Born To Run – K-OS

http://www.sarahharmer.com

Bruce LaBruce (Artist/Writer/Filmmaker)

1. Where Evil Grows – Poppy Family
2. Fuck The Pain Away – Peaches
3. Carefree Highway – Gordon Lightfoot
4. Danny’s Song – Anne Murray
5. Nova Heart – The Spoons / Echo beach – Martha and The Muffins
6. Slave To My Dick – Subhumans
7. Dad – Nomeansno
8. My Definition of a Boombastic Jazz Style – Dream Warriors
9. After the Goldrush – Neil Young
10. Almost anything by Joni Mitchell, but if I had to name one: Edith and the Kingpin

http://brucelabruce.com

Bernie Bankrupt (Lesbians on Ecstasy)

1. Brother – The Organ
2. New Girl Now – New Girl Now
3. Up Where we Belong – Buffy St. Marie
4. All Women are Bitches – Fifth Coloumn
5. Backbone Slide – Maestro Fresh Wes
6. Letter to an Occupant – New Pornographers
7. Can’t feel my Face – The Wknd
8. Big Boned Gal – KD Lang
9. I Mean Something – Peaches
10. Provocante – Marjo

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lesbians-on-Ecstasy/108019675892868

Martha Johnson (Martha and The Muffins)

1. You Will Be Loved Again – Mary Margaret O’Hara
2. Znet – John Oswald/Plunderphonics
3. No Heaven – DJ Champion
4. Foundations – John Puchiele Ensemble
5. I’ve Lost My Ignorance (And Don’t Know Where To Find It) – Dream Warriors & Gang Starr
6. Escape The Moon – Lake Forest
7. Act Like A Woman – Hill & The Sky Heroes
8. Tired Of Waking Up Tired – The Diodes
9. Drinking In L.A. – Van Bran 3000
10. Crabbuckit – K-OS

https://www.facebook.com/marthaandthemuffins/

Miss Cotton (Drag Personality)

1. Cooling The Medium – Martha And The Muffins
2. All Touch- Rough Trade
3. Smoothered Hope – Skinny Puppy
4. Talk To Me – Peaches
5. Never Surrender – Cory Hart
6. Nova Heart – The Spoons
7. Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
8. Constant Craving – KD Lang
9. Black Cars – Gino Vanelli / Cosmetics – Gowan
10. Sing Me Spanish Techno – New Pornographers

https://www.facebook.com/misscottonvenus/

Shira Lazar and Bart Baker

For Free and One Dance remix – Drake
Here – Alessia Cara
Low Life and Might Not Make it – The Weeknd
Sorry and What Do Your Mean – Justin Bieber
Alanis Morissette – Ironic
Call me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepson
Promiscuous Girl – Nelly Furtado ft Timberland

Shira Lazar – Founder and CEO of http://www.whatstrending.com
Bart Baker – YouTube star, http://www.youtube.com/BartBaker

Barry Garber (Band and Musician Management)

1. River – Joni Mitchell
2. Innocence – Harlequin
3. It Ain’t Enough – Corey Hart
4. Closing Time – Leonard Cohen
5. Angel Eyes – Jeff Healey
6. Both Sides Now – Joni Mitchell
7. Rock Me Gently – Andy Kim
8. Sweet City Woman – Stampeders
9. Every Time I See Your Picture – Luba
10.Two for the Show – Trooper

http://www.garberimc.com

Chris Derkson

1. Starwalker – Buffy Sainte Marie
2. Force- Tanya Tagaq
3. He poos clouds – Owen Pallet
4. In the City Tonight – Lighting Dust
5. Intertribal Happy Feet The Chippewa Travellers
6. Curse on Us – Rae Spoon
7. Sisters Ft. Northern Voice – A Tribe Called Red
8. One More Night – The Stars
9. Ophelia – Kinnie Starr
10. Cold Wind – Leela Gilday

Dax Dasilva (CEO, Lightspeed and Founder, Never Apart)

1. Into The Fire – Sarah McLachlan
2. Carey – Joni Mitchell
3. Ready To Start – Arcade Fire
4. Metal Skin – Sam Roberts Band
6. What You Need – Tiga
5. Trust Yourself – Blue Rodeo
7. Bound By The Beauty – Jane Siberry
8. Elevator Love Letter – Stars
9. Bobcaygeon – The Tragically Hip
10. Babe We’re Gonna Love Tonight – Lime

http://www.lightspeedhq.com/
https://www.neverapart.com/

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  1. Great lists…surprised more by Buffy than Cohen..

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