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The Tragically Hip are among the best Canadian bands of all time. Since they’re such an influential band, let’s rank the best Tragically Hip albums, with the help of your votes. Formed in 1984 in Kingston, Ontario, The Hip (as they’re called by hardcore fans) was made up of childhood friends who gigged locally and eventually earned a record deal with MCA after a blistering set at Toronto’s famous Horseshoe Tavern. After 13 studio albums, including their critically acclaimed Fully Completely (1992), lead singer Gordon Downie died on October 17, 2017. If Ireland has U2, Canada has The Tragically Hip.

This Tragically Hip discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Tragically Hip albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Tragically Hip singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Tragically Hip album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves.

This list of popular Tragically Hip CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

Fully Completely is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tragically Hip Albums of All Time
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Fully Completely


1. Courage (for Hugh MacLennan)
2. Looking for a Place to Happen
3. At the Hundredth Meridian
4. Pigeon Camera
5. Lionized
6. Locked in the Trunk of a Car
7. We'll Go, Too
8. Fully Completely
9. Fifty Mission Cap
10. Wheat Kings
11. The Wherewithal
12. Eldorado

Release Date: 1992

Artist: The Tragically Hip

Producer: Chris Tsangarides

Tracks: Eldorado, We’ll Go Too, Pigeon Camera, Locked in the Trunk of a Car, Looking for a Place to Happen, + more

Length (mins): 00:46:52

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Rock music, Folk rock, Rock and roll

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Road Apples is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tragically Hip Albums of All Time
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Road Apples


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

Release Date: 1991

Artist: The Tragically Hip

Tracks: On the Verge, Little Bones, Born in the Water, Bring It All Back, The Luxury, + more

Genres (Music): Rock music, Folk rock

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Day for Night is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tragically Hip Albums of All Time
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Day for Night


1. Grace, Too
2. Daredevil
3. Greasy Jungle
4. Yawning or Snarling
5. Fire in the Hole
6. So Hard Done By
7. Nautical Disaster
8. Thugs
9. Inevitability of Death
10. Scared
11. An Inch an Hour
12. Emergency
13. Titanic Terrarium
14. Impossibilium

Release Date: 1994

Artist: The Tragically Hip

Tracks: Nautical Disaster, Emergency, Thugs, Grace, Too, + more

Label: Atlantic Records

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Rock music

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Up to Here is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tragically Hip Albums of All Time
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Up to Here


1. Blow at High Dough
2. I'll Believe in You (Or I'll Be Leaving You Tonight)
3. New Orleans Is Sinking
4. 38 Years Old
5. She Didn't Know
6. Boots or Hearts
7. Everytime You Go
8. When the Weight Comes Down
9. Trickle Down
10. Another Midnight
11. Opiated

Release Date: 1989

Artist: The Tragically Hip

Tracks: Another Midnight, Boots or Hearts, When the Weight Comes Down, Trickle Down, She Didn’t Know, + more

Genres (Music): Rock music

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