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The single Kings In The Trees by Vaughan Hoy is a sumptuous richly woven song grounded in the contemporary tradition of thickly polyphonic acoustic and electric instruments.

Kings In The Trees is dedicated to The Tragically Hip who are the inspiration for this ode and are an iconic inspiration to music and art in Canada.  All proceeds are being donated to the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research - Sunnybrook Foundation:

An avid collaborator, Vaughan has been joined on his recording projects by gifted Alberta artists.  On his 2016 album Where To Now special guests were Lara Tang, Jeff Kynoch, and Stew Kirkwood.  On this single Kings In The Trees he was joined by Lara Tang, Chris Tabbert, Jeff Kynoch, and Stew Kirkwood.

This single was recorded at Sound Extractor Studios, Edmonton, Alberta, produced and engineered by Jeff Kynoch, and mastered by Stew Kirkwood.

Creative thank you to Kendel Vreeling of for the single artwork and graphic design.  I also thank Valeeshia Young of for her managerial input in circulating my published work. Hugs and thanks to Lindsey Locke of for beautifully capturing some special moments with everyone on the trio of singles developed over April to July.

Gratitude to my family who consistently support my music life, and to my friends for their unflagging encouragement.

Vaughan Hoy - Acoustic 6 string guitar and vocals
Chris Tabbert - Electric guitar
Lara Tang - Vocals
Jeff Kynoch - Percussion & piano
Stew Kirkwood - Drums and bass

Song written and composed by Vaughan Hoy

Copyright © 2017 Vaughan Hoy. Unauthorized reproduction, copying and rental of this recording in any form is strictly prohibited by law. All rights reserved Vaughan Hoy / Vaughan Hoy Studio / FOSS Music 2017.  Made in Canada