Coined “The Singing Soldier”, Graham Trude, an Afghanistan veteran, has a passion greatly involved within the music scene. With deep folk/country roots, Graham has reached international audiences with his theme song “Real Canadian Joe's” from the hit TV series on wild TV. Graham’s journey began in 2013 after entering into an Ontario based songwriting competition and earning top 3 as an initial launch.
Newly added to Graham’s Debut Album, “V1” is a duet written and recorded with country hall of fame recipient and friend, Brian Good of (The Good Brother’s). As a singer/songwriter, Graham songs are written from the heart about life, lesson learned and various experiences. A live performance of laughing and emotions that all audiences can enjoy.
Graham has invested a great deal of time and efforts dedicated in giving back to charitable organizations related to the military for wounded soldiers and emergency responders. As a proud patriot and Graham has involved himself in numerous events to donate his services whether being a meet and greet or live performances.
“The main goal with my music is to help people, I believe life is about people helping people” said the singer.
Graham has recently signed a three-year partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada for his single "Seen What I've Seen" as a national debut in efforts to help raise proceeds for the charity. The single touches on the epidemic of (PTSD) in emergency service members and was released to radio October 2018 along with a closed captioned music video which was showcased on "Your Morning" across Canada. Graham has recently been awarded an honorary ambassador with Wounded Warriors Canada for his efforts in the release of the single.
Inspired by various artists, Graham’s songs and performance bring a taste of Y2K country/folk to modern country with a touch of rockabilly. Currently, Graham is signed to a record label with Allied Music Group in California and has recently recorded his debut Album in Nashville entitled "V1". Graham is a proud serving first responder and continues to dedicate time and efforts into the folk/country music community as well as his own hometown community of Collingwood, Ontario, Canada.