rock/pop band "The Arrows" in 1981.An independant release"Misunderstood"
co/produced by Daniel Lanois was followed by two albums for A&M records which
produced the hit singles "Meet me in the Middle","Talk Talk", and "Heart of the City".
When the band broke up in 1986 Dean went on to be a staff songwriter penning
many hits including "Heaven Help my Heart" a top ten song for country superstar
Wynonna Judd , " Darkhorse" a number one in Canada for Amanda Marshall which
Elton John called a sure fire hit on Rosie O'Donnell,"Birmingham' a top twenty song
worldwide for Amanda Marshall as well as hits for Anne Murray, Australian super
star Tina Arena, Terri Clark, Kelly Coffee, John Berry,The Guess Who,John
McDermitt, and many others. Over the years Dean has been kept busy producing,
recording,writing and playing live either with a band or in solo songwriter situations.
His new cd "Shed my Sin" is a soulful rootsy collection featuring some of the best
players in Canada. Keep an eye out for him in a venue in your area.
Check out the artist's website:
1. Baby's Got Her Mojo Back
2. Outside the Lines
3. Shed My Sin
5. Crazy Enough
6. Clear As Mud
7. God's Easy Chair
8. Done Deal
9. How Cool Is That
10. Miles to Go