Séan McCann is a founder of the iconic Canadian band Great Big Sea and an Order of Canada recipient for his advocacy for people living with mental health and addiction issues. His latest album, Shantyman, is a powerful return to the music of the sea that he grew up with. We speak to him about his first encounters with these songs, recording with Great Big Sea, his journey through addiction to recovery, and the vision behind his fantastic new album.
⚓︎ Shanties featured:
- Opening credits: Paddy Doyle's Boots, trad. arranged by Pressgang Mutiny
- Closing credits: Chariot, trad. arranged by Séan McCann
⚓︎ Find out more about Séan McCann at https://seanmccannsings.com/
⚓︎ Find out more about Pressgang Mutiny here:
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