He was also part of the band for Contact in 1987, and for their 1990 album Yeah Yeah Yeah, when the band was re-named The Blondes. MacLean then released two solo albums in the 1990s, without the backing of major-label financing. In 1990, his solo debut Don't Look Back was released on a new label, Justin, and it won him a SOCAN Award for songwriting, as well as a Juno Award nomination for Most Promising Male Vocalist in 1991. In 2006, MacLean spent time in Saint John, New Brunswick, working as a teacher at the city's new School of Rock and Film. MacLean created the music company hMh Music, and was its artistic director.
An academy officially opened in Toronto on September 2, 2008, and featured programs such as audio engineering and DJ arts. MacLean was found dead on November 24, 2008 of a heart related problem. His third solo CD, Completely, was released at a concert three days before his death. Discography.... Don't Look Back (1990) Clear (1995) Completely (2008) Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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