- The Tragically Hip
Yer Favourites Volume 2: Vinyl 2LP
For the first time ever, The Tragically Hip’s best-selling ‘Yer Favourites’ compilation is set for vinyl release on June 2nd, 2023. The compilation was originally released as a 2 CD set and digitally on November 8th, 2005 and has gone on to become one of the band’s best-selling releases and is currently approaching diamond status sales in their home territory of Canada (1 million units sold).
Set for release on June 2nd, 2023, Yer Favourites will be split into two 2 LP sets, Volume #1. & Volume #2. The tracks for Yer Favourites were originally selected by the band’s fans via their website.
Originally debuting at number 8 on the Canadian charts in 2005, the compilation has re-entered the charts on numerous occasions including upon release of Man Machine Poem and the announcement of lead singer Gord Downie’s cancer diagnosis.
Following the Tragically Hip’s final concert broadcast on the CBC in August of 2016 and watched by 11.7 million people, the compilation went to #1 on the Canadian albums chart and went from 182 to #2 following the death of vocalist Gord Downie in October 0f 2017.
The release of Yer Favourites on vinyl is a must have for any casual or new fan of The Tragically Hip. Each volume will also include a 24 X 36 fold out poster.
It will be followed by release of a deluxe edition of ‘Phantom Power’ late in Q4 and leading into the band’s 40th anniversary year in 2024 which will see the release of a deluxe set of their breakthrough ‘Up to Here’ album and a 4-part documentary on Amazon with further activities to be announced.
- Vinyl LP