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Band Bios: The Tragically Hip

The Hip have sold millions of records worldwide, managing to enjoy both mass popularity and critical acclaim.


The Tragically Hip were formed in 1993 by five friends from Kingston, Ont.: Rob Baker, Gordon Downie, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois and Gord Sinclair.

The Hip have sold millions of records worldwide, managing to enjoy both mass popularity and critical acclaim.

The group released their first album, The Tragically Hip, in 1987 and have since released 12 albums, earning two diamond certificates and 20 No. 1 hits.

Known for their powerful, energetic live performances, The Hip have established a demanding concert itinerary, touring extensively in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Australia.

The Tragically Hip continue to support numerous charitable organizations, lending their name to help raise and donate millions of dollars for various social and environmental causes.

The Tragically Hip are currently in the studio recording the follow up to World Container, released in 2006.


 
 
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