Road Apples – 30th Anniversary

Cat No: 3844802

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
Road Apples Deluxe Vinyl + Blu-Ray Box Set
Record 1 – Road Apples 2021 Remaster
Side 1-
1. Little Bones
2. Twist My Arm
3. Cordelia
4. The Luxury 3:40
5. Born In The Water
6. Long Time Running
Side 2-
1. Bring It All Back
2. Three Pistols
3. Fight
4. On The Verge
5. Fiddler’s Green
6. The Last Of The Unplucked Gems
Record 2. Saskadelphia
Side 1-
1. Ouch
2. Not Necessary
3. Montreal (Live)
Side 2-
1. Crack My Spine Like A Whip
2. Just As Well
3. Reformed Baptist Blues
Record 3. Live At The Roxy, Los Angeles May 3rd, 1991
Side 1-
1. Little Bones
2. She Didn’t Know
3. Twist My Arm
4. Highway Girl
Side 2-
1. Cordelia
2. Trickle Down
3. The Luxury
4. Three Pistols
5. Fight
Record 4. Live At The Roxy, Los Angeles May 3rd, 1991
Side 3-
1. I’ll Believe In You (Or I’ll Be Leaving Tonight)
2. New Orleans Is Sinking
3. On The Verge
Side 4-
1. Long Time Running
2. Blow At High Dough
3. All Canadian Surf Club
Record 5 Hoof-Hearted (An album of unreleased demos, out takes & alternate versions)
Side 1-
1. Cordelia (Outtake)
2. Bring It All Back (February 1990 Demo)
3. Fiddler’s Green (Alternate Version)
4. Fight (Outtake)
Side 2-
1. Born In The Water (Outtake)
2. Little Bones (Alternate Acoustic Version)
3. If You Lived Here (June 1990 Demo of Unreleased Song)
4. Angst On The Planks (Demo Version of “Cordelia”)
5. The Last Of The Unplucked Gems (Full Length Version)
Blu-Ray Road Apples & Saskadelphia Blu-Ray Dolby Atmos, 7.1, 5.1, Binaural Mixes
1. Little Bones
2. Twist My Arm
3. Cordelia
4. The Luxury
5. Born In The Water
6. Long Time Running
7. Bring It All Back
8. Three Pistols
9. Fight
10. On The Verge
11. Fiddler’s Green
12. The Last Of The Unplucked Gems
13. Ouch
14. Not Necessary
15. Crack My Spine Like A Whip
16. Just As Well
17. Reformed Baptist Blues


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