The Tragically Hip Up To Here on Limited Edition 180g Import LP
Critically acclaimed for over two decades, The Tragically Hip has been at the heart of the Canadian musical zeitgeist for evoking a strong emotional connection between their music and their fans that remains unrivaled in this country.
A five-piece group of friends including Robby Baker (guitar), Gord Downie (vocals, guitar), Johnny Fay (drums), Paul Langlois (guitar) and Gord Sinclair (bass), who grew up in Kingston, Ontario, The Hip has achieved the enviable status of a band that enjoys both mass popularity with over 8 million albums sold worldwide, as well as peer recognition through 11 Juno Awards from more than a dozen recordings.
1989's Up To Here is the debut full-length recording from the Tragically Hip following the release of their 1987 self-titled EP. Recorded with Don Smith and Bruce Barris at Ardent Studios in Memphis, the promising 11-song set is awash in driving rhythms, effective riffs, subtle soloing and the heartfelt vocals and poetics of singer Gordon Downie. Standout tracks on Up In Here include "Boots Or Hearts," "38 Years Old" and "Blow At High Dough" which became the theme song to the CBC comedy-drama Made in Canada.
The Tragically Hip Up To Here Track Listing:
1. Blow at High Dough
2. I'll Believe In You
3. New Orleans Is Sinking
4. Thirty-Eight Years Old
5. She Didn't Know
6. Boots or Hearts
7. Everytime You Go
8. When the Weight Comes Down
9. Trickle Down
10. Another Midnight