The numbers are in for the week following the final(?) Tragically Hip show. Let’s examine the sales fallout.
- All 17 albums in The Tragically Hip catalogue are now in the Top 200 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart (album sales, digital song sales and audio on-demand streams). That includes four in the top ten.
- Yer Favourites, the 2005 greatest hits album, is the #1 album in the country with consumption (that’s album sales, digital songs sales and streams) up 238% from the previous week.
- Man Machine Poem is also in the Top 10 (#6) while 1992’s Fully Completely moved 39-8 and Up To Here shot 28-9.
- Total hip album sales posted a 157% increase over the previous week
- Digital song sales are up 342% over the previous week
- On-demand streams are up 185% over the previous week.
- On the Digital Songs chart, 29 songs from the band are in the Top 200, including 5 in the top 20, led by “Ahead By A Century” at #6 and “Bobcaygeon” at #7.