w/ Multiple CMA and 26x CCMA Award Winner
Hosted by Kim Cyr
Presented by NOW and THEN Magazine
Australian-born and Alberta-raised, Gord Bamford stands as one of the most decorated artists in Canadian country music. Gord's traditional country music style and delivery of captivating live shows have lead him to receive 26 Canadian Country Music Association awards. He has received Album of the Year, Single of the Year, and Male Artist of the Year wins, and received multiple JUNO Award nominations. With over 85 million streams and 5 billion audience impressions on radio globally, Bamford is a two-time winner of the CMA Global Country Artist Award, with 27 Top 10 singles in Canada, including the No. 1 hits "When Your Lips Are So Close," 'Country Junkie' (2013) and "Dive Bar" from the album ‘Neon Smoke' (2018).
Multiple CMA and 26X CCMA award-winner Gord Bamford stays true to his own country sound with the release of this emotionally infused song, “One Heartbeat From Heaven.” Produced by Bamford and Phil O’Donnell, this tune embraces themes of caregiving, loss, compassion, empathy, and, most important – hope. An expression of gratitude, love, and support for those loved ones, “One Heartbeat From Heaven” is available at all digital retailers and country radio now.
Gord Bamford - One Heartbeat From Heaven (Official Music Video)
‘’Gord Bamford has always delivered award-winning songs that we all can relate to but this new single ‘’One Heartbeat From Heaven'' is pure heart,'' says Kim Cyr, Editor in Chief for NOW and THEN Magazine, radio host, and host of the International Music's Journey Podcast.
This song touches audiences young and older in a way that is powerful and life-changing with an impact I have not seen in a long time. It is truly a song that will last the test of time. There are so many interpretations that I have heard from fans all over the world of what this song stands for to them. It is a song that every artist dreams to have in their catalog.
I had the chance to sit down and chat in-depth with Gord Bamford to talk about his life, lessons learned along the way, the drive behind his music and charity foundation, the gift of this new song, and his new 12 studio album ‘’Fire It Up'' coming out on April 28th via Anthem Records.''
To hear my interview full of music and heart with Bamford, you can go to www.musicsjourney.com or click on the link below.
Building off previous successes, Bamford proudly released his 10th studio album, "Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass", early summer of 2021. This album has had four single releases, including 'Fishin'" and "Heaven On Dirt."
Gord Bamford- Diamonds Whiskey In A Glass (Official Video)
“I Ain’t Drunk” is a collaboration with CCMA Hall of Famer Terri Clark.
On collaborating with Terri Clark on the single, Bamford shares,
“If I sat down and made a list of the greats in country music, Terri Clark would be right at the top for me. With endless class and timeless songs, she has paved the path for many of us in the industry and I’m certain she will continue to do that for many folks aspiring to get into the business.”
Terri Clark adds,
“When Gord asked me to sing on “I Ain’t Drunk” I jumped at the opportunity to sing with one of Canada’s finest and true country singers. I’m excited for the fans to hear the song and look forward to us one day performing it live on stage.”
Gord Bamford & Terri Clark - I Ain't Drunk
Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass Deluxe Diamond Edition track listing:
1. Heaven On Dirt
2. Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass
3. Two Strangers In A Bar
4. Hag On The Jukebox
6. Float People
7. Marry Me Again
8. Love On Me
9. Tractor Town
11. Beer Cloud
12. Just Let Go
13. Drink Along Song
14. Who’s Your Farmer
15. I Ain’t Drunk (Featuring Terri Clark)
16. White Oak Cathedral
17. To Get To You (Featuring Jess Moskaluke)
18. Father’s Prayer
Stream or download Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass Deluxe Diamond Edition HERE.
Gord's self-named charity, The Gord Bamford Charitable Foundation, has generated over $5 million. In the fourteen years of operation, it has supported over 63 children's charities across Canada.
ANTHEM ENTERTAINMENT'S FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND AUDIO/VISUAL MUSIC-FOCUSED BROADCAST AND PODCAST SERIES "REAL COUNTRY LIVIN'" LAUNCHED MAY 28, 2022 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SIRIUSXM CANADA.
'Real Country Livin' with Gord Bamford HERE.
Music's Journey Podcast In-depth INTERVIEW #199 w/ Country Star Gord Bamford With His Emotional New Single and Video, “One Heartbeat From Heaven”!
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