The Glenn Marais Band
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The Glenn Marais Band

Newmarket, Ontario, Canada | Established. Jan 01, 2010 | SELF

Newmarket, Ontario, Canada | SELF
Established on Jan, 2010
Band Blues Singer/Songwriter

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2 OCT. 6 - OCT. 12, 2005 NO. 210
THE DARK HORSE PICK OF THE WEEK
ALSO SERVICED THIS WEEK
PREMIER PICK
#1. THE DARKNESS
One Way Ticket
(WAR)
Nov. 29’s One Way Ticket To Hell… And Back has already spawned
its first single. The new offering is full of the guitar hooks, lofty
vocals, and glam-rock glitz that made the British band’s
breakthrough single, I Believe In A Thing Called Love, soar.
TRICK TRICK FEAT. EMINEM
Welcome To Detroit
(MOT/UNI)
Rapper/producer/actor/director Trick Trick collaborates with fellow Detroit-native
Eminem. The pumping track is a poetic homage to the U.S. city and living the rough
life. Trick Trick’s forthcoming album and film share the same title - The People Versus.
#3
BACKSTREET BOYS
Crawling Back To You
(JIVE/SONY BMG)
The Backstreet Boys’ Crawling Back To You, a heart-tugger of a ballad, is heading
to CHR and Hot AC stations, and doubtlessly a high school dance near you. The
track is from the band’s latest CD, Never Gone.
#4
TIM MCGRAW
My Old Friend
(EMI)
Country singer Tim McGraw goes back to his roots on this lyrical ode to “The
running and the races, the people and the places.” The Stetson-wearing
singer/songwriter unleashes his swoon-worthy falsetto when the song hits
Country radio.
#5
BROOKS AND DUNN
Believer
(ARI/SONY BMG)
The ever-popular U.S. country duo’s bittersweet song of unrequited love from the
album Red Dirt Road goes to country radio this week.
#7
LINDSAY LOHAN
Confession of a Broken Heart
(CASA/ UNI)
Pop artist Lindsay Lohan returns with the first single from her yet to be titled
forthcoming disc. The song tells of the singer/actress’ turbulent relationship with
her father who is now in prison. Lohan also directed the video, shot last month.
#8
TRU-PAZ
Rude Boy
(IND)
The reggae-influenced Rude Boy from Toronto hip-hop trio Tru-Paz has been
serviced to Rhythmic CHR. This is the group’s third single from State of Emergency.
#9 
BRAD PAISLEY
When I Get Where I'm Going
(SONY BMG)
West Virginia’s Brad Paisley teams up with Tennessee country icon Dolly Parton for
this romantic duet. The pair’s touching vocals meet on this romantic ballad to
create a heart-warming tune.
THE TREWS #6
Yearning
(BUM/SONY BMG)
East Coast rock band The Trews’ second single from Den Of Thieves, Yearning,
features stellar vocals and rocking guitars. Laid back yet upbeat, it maintains a
hard edge, while being friendly enough for daytime radio.
#2 
Rock
Rhythmic CHR
Rhythmic CHR
CHR, Hot AC
Country
Country
Country
CHR, Hot AC
Rock
MUSIC MENU POWER PICKS
JEEN O'BRIEN
Sing This Song
(IND)
Canadian songstress Jeen O’Brien channels Jane Siberry on this alternative
number. Recorded and produced by Toronto-based rocker Hawksley Workman,
O’Brien’s forthcoming studio effort is due this month.

Rock
GLENN MARAIS
Like A Child
(IND)
Singer-songwriter Glenn Marais wrote this charity single when an ex-neighbour,
Whitby, ON’s 7-year-old Paige Pedlar, wrote the book Who Will Cuddle Them
When They Sleep? about children in Africa with HIV. The touching track will be
serviced to instrumental, Christian, and easy listening radio.

AC, Hot AC
ANASTACIA Pieces Of A Dream EPIC/ SONY BMG Hot AC, CHR
OZZY OSBOURNE 21st Century Schizoid Man SONY BMG Rock
TIM LAWSON BAND Only Those IND AC
ROBBIE WILLIAMS Make Me Pure EMI Hot AC, AC
 - Canadian Music Network


Discography

Everybody Wants to Be Like You-Co-writer
Like a Child
Don't Let Your Love Go

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Bio

Glenn Marais

Glenn Marais is a Juno nominated songwriter with an amazing voice and incredible guitar talent that has fans comparing him to a mix of the incredible Stevie Ray Vaughan, BB King and Jimi Hendrix, for a unique and blistering tone. His songwriting is full of hooks and grooves and he has the band to back him up.   Featuring Manny De Grandis on Bass, Jeff Saulnier on drums, Jesse Karwat on Keys and Nick Bogoeff on Saxophone, The Glenn Marais Band has a killer groove and an amazing live show.

Glenn co-wrote the song Everybody Wants to Be Like You, with the artist, Snow in 2000.  Glenn received a Socan #1 award and was nominated for a Juno award in the best songwriting category for Everybody Wants to Be Like You.

The song is the second fastest rising song in Canadian history, reaching the Top Ten and is currently the fifth most played song in Canadian radio history. 


Glenn was the session guitarist for the recording of Snows record, Mind on the Moon featuring Everybody Wants to Be like You at Longview Farm Studios in Brookfield, Massachusetts. 

The band's video for Say My Name has over 1 million views on You Tube and has become an anthem for anti-bullying.


In November 2005, Glenn flew to Africa to film a video for his song, Like a Child. It debuted on Much More Music on Jan.30th/2006 and is currently number one on Much More Musics Clip Trip show.
On Sunday Aug.13th /06, the video for Like a Child, debuted at the Rogers Centre Skydome for the Toronto International AIDS Conference. On Friday Aug.18th/06 Glenn Closed  conference with a performance of Like a Child in front of 7000 people, broadcast internationally on CBC Newsworld.

Like a Child made it on to the MUSIC MENU POWER PICK TOP TEN PAGE for Canadian Network Magazine
Glenn came second in the 2006 Mix 99.9 Canadian Radio Star Contest, with his entry, Dont Let Your Love Go, which is included in the Like a Child package and the upcoming Alive in the Mud release.

Glenn is an amazing songwriter and performer with a diverse and explosive band that delivers every time

Band Members