A LONGING FOR INNOCENCE featured on Roots Music Canada by Jan Vanderhorst
"Ian Tamblyn’s new album is a mix of the serious, the serene and the whimsical
I’m not compelled to the stage,” said veteran singer-songwriter Ian Tamblyn, who has just released his latest album, A Longing For Innocence.
“I don’t need the stage like some people do. But I miss it. I miss the energy that exists between myself and an audience. It’s an unspoken thing, but it exists, and I miss that as much as anything.”
Ian has been longing for a return to performing. The pandemic-induced break from touring has given him an insight into retired life, but he said it’s one he doesn’t want.
I long for the stage,” he said, laughing, “and just for that communication. At this point, I feel like I’ve been retired and [I’m] not ready to retire, so I’m hoping it would change.”
While Ian busied himself with the creation of the new album, he was also creative in other endeavours..."