Breaking of the Sword – Single Release

Loreena McKennitt releases Vimy tribute song

Proceeds from digital sales in Canada will be donated to the Support Our Troops Fund

STRATFORD, Ont. – A song about love, dedication, and family sacrifice has been released for Remembrance Day by award-winning Canadian recording artist LoreenaMcKennitt.

The single, entitled “Breaking of the Sword”, was inspired during McKennitt’s participation in April at The Canadian National Vimy Memorial for the 100th anniversary of the historic Battle of Vimy Ridge where she experienced a palpable sense of profound loss. During the ceremony, she performed “Dante’s Prayer”from her 1997 album The Book of Secrets.

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