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A psychological thriller
Drawing on influences from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s.
MAKE YOU WORRY bridges the gap between decades.
The result… a mosaic that pushes pop music to the edge.
Songwriter TIM HAWKES challenges the listener…
…with provocative imagery
The product of collaboration with producer BRENT BODRUG (Alanis Morissette, Oscar Peterson)
Each song is masterful in its own right, BUT LET IT PLAY…
MAKE YOU WORRY demands to be listened to as a whole.

There’s a moment on “Did I Make You Worry,” the title track of Tim Hawkes’ Make You Worry record, where it all comes together. Carefully layered vocal harmonies, a gently insinuating melody, searching lyrics and a compelling overall sound. It’s the kind of moment that musicians strive for, the culmination of years of experience and experimentation, a destination in some ways, but in others only a way station on their musical journey. It’s the centrepiece of “Make You Worry,” a beguiling set of moody, well-crafted songs from Hawkes, a journeyman singer and songwriter and producer Brent Bodrug (Alanis Morissette). The sound of “Make You Worry” is modern – the album features several dance-oriented remixes and a funky, bass-driven approach. Drawing on influences from several decades, Make You Worry is a record that pushes pop music to the edge. The songs are skillfully crafted, featuring a melodic approach. Each song masterful in its own right, but let it play. Make You Worry demands to be listened to as a whole.

Produced and arranged by Brent Bodrug for The B-group Music
Engineered and mixed by Brent Bodrug
Recorded at Sly-Fi Studios and Number Nine Sound, Toronto
Assisted by Jason Steidman at Number Nine Sound
Mastered by George Graves at The Lacquer Channel, Toronto

Lead and Background Vocals: Tim Hawkes
Background Vocals: Nathaniel Roberts
Keyboards, Programming, Samples and Editing: Brent Bodrug
Guitars: Bruno Ierullo, Kevin Vienna, Mike Hampson
Bass: Drew Birston
Additional Bass on “Tell Me” Bruno Ierullo
Drums: Denton Whited

Special Appearance by Paul Manchin

All songs written by Tim Hawkes
except “Did I Make You Worry” written by Tim Hawkes, Willy MacAulay and Brent Bodrug

Design and Layout by Juliane Duda for the B-Group
Photography by Brent Bodrug

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