The Tragically Hip

The Tragically Hip



The Tragically Hip, often referred to simply as The Hip, are a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, currently consisting of guitarist Paul Langlois, guitarist Rob Baker (known as Bobby Baker until 1994), bassist Gord Sinclair, and drummer Johnny Fay. They have released 14 studio albums, two live albums, one EP, and 54 singles. Nine of their albums have reached No. 1 on the Canadian charts. They have received numerous Canadian music awards, including 16 Juno Awards.

Following lead singer Gord Downie's diagnosis with terminal brain cancer in 2015, the band undertook a tour of Canada in support of their thirteenth album Man Machine Poem.[1] The tour's final concert, which would ultimately be the band's last show with Downie, was held at the Rogers K-Rock Centre in Kingston on August 20, 2016 and broadcast globally by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a cross-platform television, radio and internet streaming special.[2] Downie died on October 17, 2017;[3] before his death, however, he indicated in interviews that the band had unreleased material that may still be issued as one or more new albums in the future.[4]



Up to Here
Up to Here is the debut studio album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, released in September 1989.
Fully Completely
Fully Completely is the third studio album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip.
Ahead by a Century
"Ahead by a Century" is the first single from The Tragically Hip's fifth studio album, Trouble at the Henhouse.
"Courage (for Hugh MacLennan)" is a song by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip.

Photos - The Tragically Hip178

Popular Albums24

Album Appearances & References1

Popular Live Albums1

Popular Songs30

Song Appearances & References1

Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows3

Video Game References1

Collaborators & Influencers2

Other Music-Related Relationships6

Awards & Nominations9

Band Members2

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Spotify - Albums & Singles32


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles10

Vancouver musicians pay tribute to Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip on New Year's Eve
  –  December 27, 2017
For many Canadian music fans, though, the loss in October of Gord Downie weighs heaviest. David Cotton performed in a tribute to the Tragically Hip singer over a year ago, when the diagnosis of Downie’s brain cancer was made public. For New Year’s Eve ...
‘Long Time Running’ Sees Canadian Rockers The Tragically Hip Bravely Stare Down Death
  –  December 6, 2017
And if it’s true that we never truly connect to music like the music we connect to in high school, it’s no surprise that the Tragically Hip imprinted themselves on my own psyche most prominently. Attending as I did an all-boys Catholic high school in ...
Bell Media's Randy Lennox Talks Gord Downie's Impact, Advances Air Date of The Tragically Hip's Tour Doc
  –  October 19, 2017
Bell Media president Randy Lennox, who began working with Gord Downie almost 30 years ago when he was at Universal Music Canada (then MCA), has moved up the airing of Long Time Running-- the emotional documentary chronicling The Tragically Hip's farewell ...
Gord Downie Of The Tragically Hip Succumbs To Terminal Brain Cancer
  –  October 19, 2017
We knew it was coming, but that doesn't make the loss of rock legend Gord Downie from The Tragically Hip any easier. The singer passed away ... to spend this precious time as he always had - making music, making memories and expressing deep gratitude ...
The Tragically Hip Frontman Gord Downie Dead At 53
  –  October 19, 2017
(hennemusic) Gord Downie, the lead singer of the acclaimed band The Tragically Hip, died on October 17 at the age of 53 ... was to spend this precious time as he always had - making music, making memories and expressing deep gratitude to his family and ...
Watch Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s tearful tribute to The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie
  –  October 18, 2017
The Tragically Hip’s music invited us to explore places we had never been – from Mistaken Point to Churchill – and helped us understand each other, while capturing the complexity and vastness of the place we call home. Gord’s command of language ...
Gord Downie, singer for Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, dies at 53
  –  October 18, 2017
Gord Downie, the singer for the Tragically Hip and one of Canada’s most beloved rock musicians ... his response was to spend this precious time as he always had — making music, making memories and expressing deep gratitude to his family and friends ...
Almost all of Toronto is playing the Tragically Hip today
  –  October 18, 2017
It's that kind of day in Canada. Some teachers are even playing his music for students at their schools. Working on art and listening to the Tragically Hip. Teaching a new generation music appreciation. #holt1718 #TragicallyHip #CanadianLegend pic.twitter ...
The Tragically Hip in Calgary: Photos through the years
  –  October 18, 2017
The Tragically Hip performed in Calgary many times over the years ... Raghav returns home to tell his story at National Music Centre DeLong: Luminous Voices clearly up for a vocal challenge
Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, dead at 53
  –  October 17, 2017
Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of iconic rock band The Tragically Hip, has died at age ... as he always had — making music, making memories and ...

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