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Words + Music is the online magazine of SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. Just as SOCAN was formed in 1990 by the merger of its predecessor Canadian performing rights organizations PROCAN and CAPAC, their separate magazines merged in 1994 to form Words + Music. Our mission is to provide interesting, high-quality content about the increasingly exciting and
Watch exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes footage with SOCAN members!
Dynamic duo talk songwriting, “Sellout,” and keepin’ i...
Artist and pro songwriter talks about her process
For “Le sens des paroles”
For “L’origine de mes espèces”
New honour makes history
For “Des p’tits bouts de toi”
Their success began well before “Coton ouaté”
In the Breakout Artist and Author or Composer of the Year ca...
Presented by SOCAN for the very first time
On song camps, writing some good lines, and “Unreasonable ...
Paul Daraîche, Mack & Ro, Annie Blanchard, Matt Lang share ...
It couldn’t have come at a better time
Including a stay at SOCAN House in Nashville, and $1,000 cas...
Hymn to love co-written with Jacques Perron
“Je ne suis qu’une chanson” receives Cultural Impact A...
For “Parler aux anges,” co-written with Tino Izzo
Wins first Non-Performing Songwriter of the Year honour
A joint interview with Patrick Huard about Bon Cop Bad Cop 2
For “Mimi” and “Feels”
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