From September 29 to October 2,SiriusXM Channel 151 will play music from
The Tragically Hip's entire catalogue, including unreleased songs and a
debut of their new album, Now for Plan A
Exclusive interviews with the band and artists they have influenced will
TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today
announced that, The Tragically Hip, will take over SiriusXM channel 151
from September 29 to October 2. The special broadcast celebrates The
Tragically Hip's music and career, as well as the release of the band's
new album, Now for Plan A, which will be released on October 2.
The takeover will include the band's recordings from the past and
present, including catalogue favourites, and rare tracks. The band's
new album, Now for Plan A, will also debut in its entirety throughout the weekend. On top of
studio material, SiriusXM subscribers will also be able to rock out
twice a day to live concert recordings from various venues across North
Exclusive interviews with the band, including Gord Downie, Gord
Sinclair, Robbie Baker, Johnny Fay and Paul Langlois are also part of
the takeover and will be broadcast from Toronto and "The Bath House,"
the official studio of The Tragically Hip. The special broadcast will
also feature interviews with other famous Canadian artists, whose
careers have been influenced by band, including Matt Mayes, The
Arkells, The Sheepdogs, and Yukon Blonde.
"As music lovers and as Canadians, this opportunity was a real privilege
for us," said Jeff Leake, Director, Music Programming for SiriusXM
Canada. "The Tragically Hip have a special ability to capture what it
means to be Canadian in their music and everyone at SiriusXM Canada is
excited to celebrate their career and debut their new album to our
About SiriusXM Canada
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Canada. SiriusXM Canada is the country's leading audio entertainment
company and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring
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SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized
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radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations
nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit
our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
SOURCE: SiriusXM Canada
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