Vancouver based singer-songwriter recording artist, Norine Braun released her 13th album, the groove oriented Songs For Trees in 2022. Thanks to a Canada Council For the Arts Award and a First Peoples’ Cultural Council Award, Norine set her musings during the ongoing pandemic to focus on climate change and the healing power of trees. Norine has created a transformational musical walk through a west coast forest to help enlighten and inspire. Nominated for a 2018 Western Canadian Music Award, an LA Independent Music Award winner and a winner of SIBL International Songwriting Competition. Norine’s ancestry is Metis and Ukrainian and self identifies as Two Spirit. Stuart Derdeyn names Songs For Trees in The Vancouver Sun as “one of 5 albums you need to hear!” “Songs For Trees” is unlike any other album I’ve ever heard. It’s beautiful and genius.” Taylor Williams SubbaCultcha “Each song is beautifully tied together to create a music forest with a very important message.” A.A. Christi NYC Broadway World Norine charted on SiriusXM Indigenous Music Countdown reaching the Top 10 and on Earshot College radio Folk/Blues/Roots. The album has also garnered play on US AAA and non-commercial stations.