A New Tragically Hip Biography is Coming

ECW Press is one of the best Canadian publishing houses when it comes to books on our musical history. Their next major project is a new biography on the Tragically Hip.

The Never-Ending Present, set for release next album, is written by Michael Barclay. They were also responsible for the very fine Have Not Been the Same: The CanRock Renaissance 1985-1995, which was also published by ECW.

CORRECTION TO A PREVIOUS VERSION OF THIS POST: Gord Downie didn’t write the forward for this book; he wrote the forward for Have Not Been the Same. And Michael Barclay is writing the book solo. Duh. My error.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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