The Tragically Hip

Road Apples (30th Anniversary): Limited Deluxe Edition Vinyl 5LP Box Set


Release Date: 10 December, 2021

For the 30th anniversary of Road Apples on October 15, Universal Music Canada will release comprehensive Deluxe CD, Vinyl + Blu-Ray audio box set editions of one of the most iconic albums from The Tragically Hip. Working directly with all members of the band, those who worked behind the scenes, and devoted fans, the 30th anniversary deluxe edition of Road Apples is a deep dive behind the scenes of what made this album one of the most beloved in The Tragically Hip’s deep catalogue.

The Deluxe Editions include:

Road Apples, the original album re-mastered in 2021 by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound in Nashville. ‘Saskadelphia’, as released earlier in 2021 ‘Live At The Roxy Los Angeles, May 3rd 1991’ was originally recorded for a Westwood One radio show and was often bootlegged and has been sought after by fands for many years. It has been re-mastered, expanded and includes the much sought after ‘Killer Whale Tank’ version of New Orleans is Sinking. The legendary Roxy show is now a double vinyl album and nearly 78 minutes on CD. ‘Hoof-Hearted’ an album of previously unreleased demos, outtakes & alternate versions. Blu-Ray containing Dolby Atmos, 7.1, 5.1 and binaural mixes by Richard Chycki of Road Apples and 5 cuts from Saskadelphia

Packaging + Extras:

Unique newly created album artwork for the box set cover and each title within both the vinyl and CD configurations 1991 – 24’ X 37’ promo poster 36 Page Booklet contains; Reproductions of original lyrics from Gord Downie’s personal notebooks Never before seen photos from Kingsway recording sessions and the Road Apples era. Track by track descriptions Tribute to late producer Don Smith and further commentary from the band Essays from Bruce Dickinson & Mark Vreeken Liner notes by Mike Mettler edited by Lindsay Pereira Numerous rare artifacts from the band’s personal and from fan collections are highlighted throughout

Vinyl Box Set