MUCH-ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM, SUNDAY, OCT. 22
THE HOUR will broadcast a one-hour exclusive performance and intimate
interview with The Tragically Hip, Sunday, Oct. 22 at 11 p.m. on CBC
Television, and 8 p.m. ET on CBC Newsworld.
Host George Stroumboulopoulos is a veritable encyclopedia of music
knowledge. His famous fans include U2's Bono, who once stated, "George,
I am a fan." Stroumboulopoulos has a slew of high-profile interviews
under his belt, including musical artists such as Radiohead, the Sex
Pistols, Mariah Carey, Green Day and Snoop Dog.
Taped in front of a live studio audience, Sunday, Oct. 15, THE HOUR
Special with The Tragically Hip will feature The Hip's first public
performance of songs from their new album World Container, which will be
released two days later on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The much-anticipated album
was produced by Bob Rock, whose extensive credits include Metallica, Bon
Jovi, The Cult, Bryan Adams, Simple Plan and The Tea Party.
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