Alan Frew, 2011.
|Born||8 November 1956|
|Origin||Newmarket, Ontario, Canada|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, musician, author, public speaker|
|Associated acts||Glass Tiger|
In 1983, Frew and others formed Glass Tiger. In 1986, the band released its first album, The Thin Red Line. Two of its songs, "Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)" and "Someday", reached the Top 10 in the U.S. charts. The Thin Red Line went quadruple platinum in Canada and gold in the United States. Glass Tiger was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1987 and has won five Canadian Juno Awards.
Frew and Stephan Moccio co-wrote "I Believe", which "became the theme song for Canada's Olympic Broadcast Consortium for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver" and "Free to Be", which is used by the Toronto Maple Leafs as their theme song.
Awards and recognitionEdit
Frew has received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal "in recognition of his service to the Canadian arts, and for his dedication to helping poverty-stricken children". With co-writer Sharon Brenna, Frew wrote The Action Sandwich: A Six Step Recipe for Success by Doing What You're Already Doing (ISBN 978-0-9736863-9-5), a 2007 autobiography.
- Hold On (1994)
- Wonderland (2000)
- 80290 Rewind (2015)
with Glass TigerEdit
- Healing Hands (1994) [#8 CAN]
- So Blind (1995)
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