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Submitted by Kim Gillard In high school, I travelled to Kingston or sat around Colin Blamire’s house to listen to these guys jam and share their passion with us all. In as many years as I have lived away from the town we went to high school in, The Fimisters had not played together. But in the last several years these guys have not only gotten back together, they have released their second album. So, when the opportunity to interview them about the new adventure in their lives came up, I was both excited and nervous, for I hadn’t seen these guys in 20 years! I got to have lunch with Cory Gauvin and Basil Wood just after they picked up their new CD’s, titled Play/Pause/Resume to chat about it and catch up with them on the years that had passed since we had all finished our high school careers. They also filled me in on Andrew Gilchrist, Colin Blamire and Rob Gillet, as they couldn’t join us.The CD is aptly named as it follows their musical career as The Fimisters. They played, they paused and 20 years later they have resumed. Thanks for my copy guys, I am truly enjoying it! It was great to hear about their families, what they have been up to and, of course, about how the guys rejoined forces and began recording their second album. When The Fimisters went their separate ways in 1996, the guys did many different things. Besides growing up, living life, some getting married and having kids, music continued to touch their lives. Colin and Rob both played with other bands over the years. Colin with Glorious Sons and Rob continue to this day to play with members of The Tragically Hip out of Kingston, Ontario. Basil became a firefighter, Cory a welder and Colin sells custom units for nuts and bolts around North America. It was in 2015 that several circumstances started the ball rolling to get these five guys back together and start recording their new album. The first was Tanya Petter, sister of one of Cory’s best friends that lost his life way too early. “Craig’s Song” was written by Cory in memory of his great friend. Around the day that would have been Craig’s 40th birthday, Cory shared with Tanya the lyrics. She insisted it needed to be brought to life and would help in any way she could. It was to be the first song recorded by the band for this album and the only song on the album that was recorded in Kingston at North of Princess Studios. Katrine Laframboise...

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