Originally named Tokyo, the band produced several hit singles in Canada and placed two songs on Billboard magazine's top 10: "Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)" and "Someday", both of which came from their debut album, The Thin Red Line (1986), produced by Jim Vallance.
Glass Tiger won three Juno Awards in 1986 and two more in 1987. They were also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1987. In 1993, after their third album Simple Mission and a brief Canadian tour, the band went on hiatus. Lead singer Alan Frew released two solo albums before the band reformed and began touring again in 2003.
In March 2009, Glass Tiger and members of the NHL alumni visited Canadian Forces stationed in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The visit included live performances and footage was shown on an episode of Entertainment Tonight Canada.
On July 1, 2013 Glass Tiger performed a free concert in Leduc, Alberta as part of a Canada Day Celebration.
Glass Tiger is a Canadian rock band formed in 1983, in Newmarket, Ontario
Originally named 'Tokyo'
Their single "My Town" features Rod Stewart on lead vocals alongside Alan Frew.
Their single "Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)" features Bryan Adams on background vocals. Adams is also featured on their song "I Will Be There."
Glass Tiger played at the official opening of SkyDome in Toronto.