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Jesse Cook Premieres "Beyond Borders"

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Juno-winning guitarist Jesse Cook is gearing up to release his new album, Beyond Borders, September 15 via eOne Music Canada. Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of the album's title track.

"When I’m composing, it’s like I’m cooking," Cook says.

"I throw all my favorite ingredients in the pot. I try to combine ingredients I’ve never heard together before. It’s a risk, you never known how it’s going to turn out. But sometimes you’re lucky, and you find magic.

"I have wanted to work with Maryem (the vocalist on the song) again, ever since we worked together on ‘Nomad.’ I wrote this song last summer, with the original vocal being sung by me. I actually kinda liked the song that way. But once Maryem came into the studio and worked her magic, there was no looking back. She’s a very special singer.”

You can check out "Beyond Borders" below and preorder Beyond Borders here.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at guitarworld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.