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World Container
World Container cover
Studio album by The Tragically Hip
Released October 17, 2006
Recorded The Warehouse Studio (Vancouver) - September 2005

Phase One Studios (Toronto) - February 2006
Armoury Studios (Vancouver) - March 2006
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Genre Rock and Roll
Length 42:27
Label Universal
Producer(s) Bob Rock
Professional reviews
The Tragically Hip chronology
Yer Favourites
(2005)
World Container
(2006)

World Container is the eleventh full-length album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. It was released in Canada on October 17, 2006,in two formats: as a limited edition Digipak and regular jewel case. The United States release is set for March 6, 2007, in advance of a planned tour. This album was recorded at various locations including Maui, Vancouver and Toronto. In concert Gord Downie joked that the title of the album is actually a typo, and should read "World Contain Her." A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Universal Music Group (UMG) is the largest major label in the record industry, with a 23% market share. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Bob Rock press photo Robert Jens Rock (born 19 April 1954 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) is a Canadian musician, sound engineer, and record producer. ... CANOE (acronym for Canadian Online Explorer, commonly called Canoe. ... Image File history File links 3. ... The Tragically Hip are a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... Yer Favourites is a compilation two-disc album from the Tragically Hip. ... The Tragically Hip are a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... A digipak is a style of compact disc or DVD packaging. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... The island of Maui is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands at 727 square miles (1883 km²). Maui is part of the State of Hawaiʻi and is the largest island in Maui County. ... Vancouver (pronounced: ) is a city in south-western British Columbia, Canada. ...


The first single, "In View," and the video for the song, were released on the band's website, thehip.com, in advance of the album release.


The track "The Lonely End of the Rink" was premiered on Hockey Night In Canada on October 7, to acclaim by fans of the band. Hockey Night in Canada (HNIC) is a popular television broadcast of National Hockey League games in Canada, produced by the CBC. Hockey Night consistently remains one of the highest-rated Canadian programs on television. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


The album's fourth track, "Fly" has been in the works since before the band recorded their Nov. 26, 2004 show at the Air Canada Centre, which became the concert DVD, "That Night in Toronto." As can be witnessed on the DVD, Gord Downie recites the opening lyric of "Fly", as well as a portion of the chorus, as a part of his rant during the extended up-tempo break of "At the Hundredth Meridian." DVD (commonly known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ...


The length of the CD is erroneously noted as "42:45" (min:sec) on the front and back cover. It is actually 42:27 (min:sec), or 42.45 minutes in length. CD may stand for: Compact Disc Canadian Forces Decoration Cash Dispenser (at least used in Japan) CD LPMud Driver Centrum-Demokraterne (Centre Democrats of Denmark) Certificate of Deposit České Dráhy (Czech Railways) Chad (NATO country code) Chalmers Datorförening (computer club of the Chalmers University of Technology) a 1960s...


World Container was streaming from thehip.com, the band's official website, and various other Southern Ontario radio stations on October 10, 2006, one week ahead of the album release. October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


In support of the album, the band was featured on a special edition of CBC News: The Hour on October 22, 2006. Gordon Downie spoke with host George Stroumboulopoulos for the first 20 minutes of the program, and then the band performed in front of a live audience, which was broadcast on most CBC networks across Canada. The setlist for this intimate concert was: CBC News: The Hour is the title of a newsmagazine series in Canada, which started airing weekday evenings on CBC Newsworld, on January 17, 2005. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The current version of the article or section reads like a magazine article instead of the formal tones expected of an encyclopedia. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), a Canadian crown corporation, is the country’s national public radio and television broadcaster. ...

  1. The Lonely End of the Rink
  2. Yer Not the Ocean
  3. In View (Played twice, only aired one version on TV)
  4. World Container
  5. The Kids Don't Get It
  6. Family Band
  7. My Music @ Work
  8. In View (Second version)
  9. The Drop-Off (Not aired on TV)

The album debuted at number 2 on the Canadian top albums chart.


Track listing

  1. "Yer Not the Ocean" - 3:35
  2. "The Lonely End of the Rink" - 3:51
  3. "In View" - 3:58
  4. "Fly" - 3:42
  5. "Luv(sic)" - 3:43
  6. "The Kids Don't Get it" - 4:35
  7. "Pretend" - 3:47
  8. "Last Night I Dreamed You Didn't Love Me" - 4:21
  9. "The Drop-Off" - 3:39
  10. "Family Band" - 3:40
  11. "World Container" - 3:36

Singles

  • "In View"
  • "Yer Not The Ocean"
  • "The Lonely End of the Rink"
The Tragically Hip
Gordon Downie | Paul Langlois | Rob Baker | Gord Sinclair | Johnny Fay
Discography
Albums, EPs and compilations: The Tragically Hip EP | Up to Here | Road Apples | Fully Completely | Day for Night | Trouble at the Henhouse | Live Between Us | Phantom Power | Music at Work | In Violet Light | In Between Evolution | Hipeponymous | Yer Favourites | World Container
DVDs: Heksenketel | That Night in Toronto
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