Behind the Mind of Joel Plaskett!

A few spins of any Joel Plaskett recording is enough to provide deeper insight into the Nova Scotia singer-songwriter’s creative genius. Our Proust Questionnaire might shed a little more light on the multi-award winning mind behind Down at the Khyber, Ashtray Rock, Three and his newest work, Scrappy Happiness, scheduled for release on March 27.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Living in a country at war, and thankfully I've never experienced it

Where would you like to live?
Krakow, Poland

What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Food on the table, my family and a nice summer night

To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Red wine is pretty awesome

Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Magnum, PI was my favorite show as a kid

Who are your favorite characters in history?
King Tut seems pretty legendary. So do Jesus, Albert Einstein, Mississippi
John Hurt and Bill Putnam

Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Irma Thomas

Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Jackie Brown

Your favorite painter?
Rebecca Kraatz

Your favorite musician?
Changes daily. Today it's Lee Dorsey

The quality you most admire in a man?

The quality you most admire in a woman?

Your favorite virtue?
A good sense of humour

Your favorite occupation?
Private investigator's secretary

Who would you have liked to be?
Max Ferguson

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