The Tragically Hip’s Yer Favourites Set For Vinyl Debut

The Tragically Hip – ‘Yer Favourites’ cowl art work courtesy of Common Music Group Canada

The Tragically Hip’s best-selling biggest hits compilation, Yer Favourites, might be obtainable on vinyl for the primary time ever on June 2. Initially launched digitally and as a two-CD set on November 8, 2005, Yer Favourites, for which tracks had been chosen by the band’s followers instantly by way of the official website, has soared previous Diamond standing at 14X Platinum (Diamond is 10X Platinum) and has over half a billion streams globally. The Tragically Hip is now the primary Canadian band to attain 4 Diamond-certified albums. Yer Favourites is the second best-selling compilation album ever in Canada solely behind The Beatles’ 1.

Shop the best of The Tragically Hip’s discography on vinyl and more.

As a nod to followers for his or her continued help and within the lead-up to the band’s fast-approaching fortieth anniversary in 2024, the Yer Favourites vinyl launch might be break up into two double LP units on 180g vinyl, Quantity #1 and Quantity #2, every packaged in a single sleeve in an effort to cut back packaging and make the discharge extra reasonably priced for followers. Yer Favourites has been solely remastered for 2023 and now contains the unique variations from Totally Utterly that weren’t discovered on the CD model of the album launched in 2005. This particular vinyl launch is a must have for any new or long-time listener of The Tragically Hip. Every quantity additionally features a 24 x 36 fold-out poster.

The Yer Favourites vinyl launch is ready to be adopted by a deluxe version of Phantom Energy later this 12 months. In 2024, to have a good time 4 many years of The Tragically Hip, the band will launch a deluxe set of their breakthrough album As much as Right here, a beforehand introduced four-part Amazon documentary, and rather more.

In 2021, The Tragically Hip acquired the Humanitarian Award Introduced by Music Canada on the fiftieth annual JUNO Awards; and in 2022, they had been inducted into Canada’s Stroll Of Fame for Humanitarianism in pursuit of social and environmental justice. They’d beforehand acquired a star on the Stroll Of Fame in 2002 for Arts & Leisure.

For greater than three many years, The Tragically Hip’s tireless activism and philanthropic pursuits have raised hundreds of thousands of {dollars} for a number of social and environmental causes, corresponding to Camp Trillium, the Canadian Most cancers Society, the Sunnybrook Basis, WAR Baby, the Particular Olympics, and the Unison Benevolent Fund. A quintessential band whose music captures the essence of being Canadian, they used their huge megaphone in 2016 to highlight the nation’s systemic mistreatment of indigenous peoples. The legacy of the band’s frontman, the late Gord Downie, continues with The Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund, which goals to construct cultural understanding and create a path towards reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

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