Greg started working on this album, which was recorded in the fall of 1996, at a time in his life when he was going through a series of changes.
First he found out he was adopted. Then he discovered his birth name, and eventually, his birth mother. Around the same time, he suffered a fall from a ladder that triggered the onset of diabetes.
With all these experiences, Keelor found he had something to say. And that he had to say it alone.
"I was on the plane coming home from India in May of '96," Keelor recalls. "I realized that it was something I wanted to get out of my system. I had written some songs and they had a certain catharsis in them. After six weeks of sitting with the Guru, I felt that if I had died on that plane I'd have this desire to come back and do a solo album ... this lingering thing that would draw me back."
This is Keelor's first solo album, but certainly not his first triumph. In the last decade Keelor and his songwriting partner Jim Cuddy, along with their band Blue Rodeo, have recorded some of the most popular songs on radio. Blue Rodeo had sold more than two million records world-wide.