All that I am, all that I ever was…

I am more than my mental health. I am more than my homelessness. I am more than any one aspect of me. I am Addy. And this is…

Serena Ryder

Award winning Canadian singer/songwriter and guitarist, Serena Ryder, grew up in Millbrook, Ontario.

Ranging musically between folk, roots, country, and adult contemporary, Ryder possesses a three-octave range.

In 2008 she was the winner of the Juno Award for ‘New Artist of the Year’ whilst her album Is it O.K won for ‘Best Adult Alternative Album’ at the 2009 Juno awards.

Visit Serena Ryder’s Website here…



If you’ve never heard Serena sing before, why not start out here. It’s a version of At Last (which I’m sure you all know) and if you don’t think she can sing then it’s quite possibly you’re even more insane than I am!

So now you’ve heard her, how about trying out some of her other material:

All For Love
Click here to listen (via Youtube)

Good Morning Starshine
Click here to listen (via Youtube)

Little Bit of Red
Click here to listen (via Youtube)

Weak in the Knees

Melancholy Blue (Live)
Click here to listen (via Youtube)

Blown Like the Wind At Night

Photo Gallery



  • Falling Out (1999)
  • Unlikely Emergency (2005)
  • If Your Memory Serves You Well (2006)
  • Is It O.K. (2008)


  • Serena (1999)
  • A Day At the Studio (2002)
  • Told You in a Whispered Song (2007)

Live Recordings

  • Live at The Market Hall (2002)
  • Serena Ryder Live (2003)


  • “Good Morning Starshine” (2006)
  • “Weak in the Knees” (2006)
  • “Little Bit of Red” (2008)
  • “All for Love” (2008)
  • “What I Wanna Know” (2009)

Addy’s Musings


(See, told you she was worth kidnapping a penguin over!)


One thought on “Serena Ryder

  1. I like your blog and your taste in music. I have all of that and way more except for the cassette , Serena 1999.
    I have seen her 16 times lol on the west coast.


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