A Wayward Word's Worth

March 25, 2012

Take a page from Steven

Filed under: Uncategorized — kylelawrence @ 1:10 pm

Former Barenaked Ladies frontman sobers up, talks politics.  By Kyle Mullin for Victoria’s Monday Mag, Mar. 7 2012

As the nation mourned an icon, Steven Page granted a dying wish.

The former Barenaked Ladies frontman stood before a tearful crowd and sang ‘Halleluiah,’ just the way Jack Layton wanted it, bringing all in attendance to a roaring ovation with a uniquely gentle, almost spoken word rendition. The New Democratic leader’s state funeral, held at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall between August 25 and 27, 2011, drew a devastated throng bigger than any audience Page had ever imagined – but he was only fixated on a few of its members.

FULL STORY:

STEVEN PAGE

or

http://www.mondaymag.com/entertainment/141822613.html

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