Feel good sadness. Nostalgia music. Quintessentially Canadian. That's what the Tragically Hip was to us when we were in high school in the 90s. Gord Downie's voice was omnipresent, whether it was a bush party, a school dance, on the way to a buddy's cottage, or at the cottage having a few beers and sitting on the dock.
Armed with will and determination, the Tragically Hip embarked 30 years ago on a rock 'n roll journey that has taken them around the world and across Canada more times than the band members can remember. Those trips have resulted in songs and lyrics that will forever resonate with the group's devoted fan base