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Tanner Gordon Release New Singles - 'Start Again' and 'Empty Promises'

Tanner Gordon's single "Start Again" is a song about pushing new boundaries, challenging the listener to think of their own memories and how time shapes who we are while "Empty Promises" is a song about how we look at the world. (Edmonton, Alberta)

Tanner Gordon is a singer-songwriter from Edmonton, AB. In 2021, Tanner is bringing it all back to where it started. The new album features Tanner’s signature melancholy lyrics and brooding acoustic undertones. At the same time “Start Again” pushes Tanner to new depth:, vocally, lyrically, musically, and stylistically. Pushing new boundaries and challenging the listener to think of their own memories and how time shapes who we are is what "Start Again" communicates. Tanner is working with award winning Stew Kirkwood producing this album. Stew has produced all The Unfortunates albums to-date.

"Music is more than a feeling for Tanner. Writing songs since he was 14 years old Tanner has become a songwriter who paints a picture for the listener"

Lyrics from "Start Again" by Tanner Gordon: There's a field were I walk, at the end there's a shop With a hook to hang my hat and I go in There's a girl with a look like home and I sit down And talk like we used to be old friends.... There's a line that I use that's so tongue and cheek She shrugs it off 'cause she knows that's not me She smiles with her eyes, with a laugh mixed in it Lets me know that the blood in my heart is still pumping"

"Tanner writes original songs about his life at that moment or our social times. Tanners songs can often be interrupted different ways. Perhaps you can see something in yourself in this song...are any of us perfect."

Lyrics from "Empty Promises" by Tanner Gordon "Tired still and morning chill Empty bottle, mixed with pills Promised to be a better man In time, that lie Becomes our life Thin air, empty promises Thin air, empty promises "


About Tanner Gordon Since his debut Album in 2008 All Those Yesterdays, Tanner has gone on to perform over 250 shows across Canada.

Tanner has been the front-man of “The Unfortunates” since 2009, releasing 4 albums, completed a National Tour, named Sonic Band of the Month and in 2020 winning the W.A.M Awards "Album Of The Year”. Follow on Instagram or Twitter. Connect on Facebook.

For more information on Tanner Gordon, please visit his website.



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