YOU ARE BIDDING ON RARE LOT OF (2) PRESS KIT PHOTO'S OF THE BAND TRAGICALLY HIP. THESE WERE ONLY RELEASED TO THE LOCAL MEDIA & RADIO STATIONS TO HELP PROMOTE THE BAND OR PROMOTE THE UPCOMING LP BY THE BAND. THESE ARE HIGHLY COLLECTABLE & NOT AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC**********I ALSO COMBINE SHIPPING ON MULTIPLE PHOTO'S (2) 8" X 10" BLACK & WHITE GLOSSIE PRESS KIT PHOTO'S OVERSEAS SHIPPING IS $7.00 AIR MAIL ,CANADIAN IS THE SAME AS THE U.S. Formed in 1983 in Kingston, Ontario, the Tragically Hip came together with childhood friends Gordon Downie (vocals), Bobby Baker (guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass), and Johnny Fay (drums). The group took their name from a Michael Nesmith video entitled Elephant Parts and focused on making a name for themselves in the local scene during the mid-'80s. While performing Toronto's Horseshoe Tavern, MCA Records president Bruce Dickinson was impressed by the Hip 's infectious live presence and offered them a deal. A self-titled eponymous EP appeared in 1987, but it took the band two years to get critical attention. Their proper studio debut effort, 1989's Up to Here boasted the swagger of "Blow at High Dough" and Downie 's powerful songcraft was blossoming.
College charts were instantly attracted and fellow Canadians were appreciative of the Tragically Hip 's insatiable appeal. ... read more