(born June 9, 1973) is a Canadian singer-songwriter
and guitarist. He writes and performs both as a solo artist and as a member of the indie rock
In 2006, Doucet was nominated for a Juno Award
in the Adult Alternative Album of the Year category for his album, Broken
. Doucet has received plenty of critical acclaim; the Toronto Star
referred to him as "the best young guitarist in the country".
When Doucet was six years old he travelled the Cabot Trail
in Cape Breton
, Nova Scotia
with his father, who had recently completed a train journey across Russia. When he was eleven years old, Luke Doucet travelled solo across Canada (from Winnipeg
to Nova Scotia). Two years later he travelled from Winnipeg to Vancouver
, once again, unaccompanied, on a Greyhound
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, but raised in Manitoba, Doucet grew up planning to become a lawyer before deciding to focus on guitar.
After playing in bands throughout high school, a nineteen-year-old Luke Doucet moved to Vancouver and joined......