Ron Sexsmith is one of Canada’s greatest singer-songwriters. He has collaborated with the likes of Daniel Lanois, Mitchell Froom, Ane Brun, Tchad Blake and Bob Rock. His songwriting appears on albums from Rod Stewart, Michael Bublé, k.d. lang, Emmylou Harris and Feist. He has been awarded three Juno Awards, having been nominated 15 times, including eight nods for Songwriter of the Year.
Ron’s new album Hermitage, featuring the single ‘You Don’t Wanna Hear It’, is his first since moving from his longtime home of Toronto, to a more bucolic life in Stratford, Ontario. Ron partnered with producer Don Kerr to create the album, having set up in Ron’s living room to record, with Ron playing all the instruments except the drums. Hermitage marks Ron’s 25th year as a recording artist.