Alternative Pop Rock



Canadian Alternative Rock Band. Combining influences of European art-rock and fashionable FM radio hooks, WHY's music sends messages of hope, creation, love and loss.
WHY recorded their first album “THE NAKED SOUL”, and followed it with "THE RISE AND FALL OF THE QUESTION MARK”, which drew fans and critics alike to their energy-fueled live shows.
WHY recorded "THE LAZARUS EFFECT". Copies of the album were given out before U2 concerts in Ottawa and Montreal and were made available at Make Poverty History. A portion of the proceeds from the album went OXFAM.
2007 WHY released the album “RED” The single (and title track) "RED" sat a #1 on the KICK FM Winnipeg Top 40 for 4 weeks in a row, and was named "Song of the Year". Second single, "The Surface",hit charts, hitting #1 on KICK FM and #5 on THE Q FM in Victoria, BC.
2010 a early demo of "PRISONER of HOPE" is released supporting UNICEF's work in Haiti. 100% of WHY’s iTUNES profits go directly to UNICEF.
WHY have played festivals, have been opening act for recording artists: DANKO JONES, ILL SCARLETT, EDGAR WINTER and UNCLE KRACKER...
WHY recently voted “Best Rock Band In Canada” by INTEL CANADA star search.

WHY were just invited by Bono's organization ONE, to film a performance of a iconic Protest Song to be part of Bono's brainchild Agit8 for the G8 to draw attention to extreme poverty. WHY covered The Stones "Gimme Shelter" and invited beloved Winnipeg R&B singer FLO to join the rooftop performance.
WHY's performance is featured on ONE.org international site. WHY were the only Canadian rock band asked to participate.
Other artists involved : MUSE, U2, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, GREEN DAY, Tom Morello, Sting, MUMFORD AND SONS, Elvis Costello, One Direction, AEROSMITH, USHER, Will-Iam...

2013 WHY released their 5th album "The Leap".
Available on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5dSK0xgQj44dhTSmZX8Ch7?si=a4qWHJtcTgynZt08RekjNA

Available on iTunes:

Featuring the single "Weep".

WHY - "Weep" official video: http://youtu.be/W3Rs8b8SdVQ

Nov 2019 WHY released the album "Despite All The Darkness"

Just Before COVID lockdown WHY quickly recorded the single "Calloused Heart". 
The single was released in full length and radio edit. Available on all streaming platforms.

Booking: why.booking@gmail.com


Calloused Heart



"Calloused Heart" from Calloused Heart


Soul Declares by WHY

"Calloused Heart" (Radio Edit) by WHY

Slivers by WHY

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Calloused Heart by WHY

WHY - "Joy Is Louder" 2020 by WHY

WHY - "Drowning In The Shallow End" (NEW SONG) (Live From HQ2) by WHY

WHY - "Not The End" Live From HQ by WHY

Not The End by WHY

The Prophet by WHY

God Particle by WHY by WHY

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