As life happens singer/song writer Gord Phillips writes. Gord began life in the small Ontario town of Sarnia. After hitch hiking across the country,it is not surprising that the majestic beauty of Vancouver Island’s West Coast has influenced and inspired Gord’s music and poetry. Artists such as Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison, Neil Young and Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip, Johnny Cash, Elvis Costello have also affected Gord’s unique and passionate style.Music is a spiritual journey for Gord. As far back as he can remember music has been part of his everyday life. In times of joy and pain, writing is a constant. With a wide variety of musical interests, Gord’s style of music is best described as folk rock. An eclectic song writer, Gords songs range from rootsy rhythms combined with storyteller lyrics to up beat blues rock with a rockabilly tone. Gords diversity, energy, and passion for music give him the ability to effectively captivate audiences in a variety of settings and has enabled him to evolve with the ever changing entertainment industry.