Gift Shop (song)

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"Gift Shop"
The Tragically Hip Gift Shop 2.jpg
Single by The Tragically Hip
from the album Trouble at the Henhouse
Released June 1996
Genre Alternative rock
Length 4:57
Label MCA
Songwriter(s) The Tragically Hip
Producer(s) Mark Vreeken, The Tragically Hip
The Tragically Hip singles chronology
"Ahead by a Century"
(1996)
"Gift Shop"
(1996)
"700 Ft. Ceiling"
(1996)
"Ahead by a Century"
(1996)
"Gift Shop"
(1996)
"700 Ft. Ceiling"
(1996)

"Gift Shop" is a song by Canadian rock group The Tragically Hip. It was released in June 1996 as the second single from their fifth studio album, Trouble at the Henhouse. The song was a successful follow-up to the band's previous hit single "Ahead by a Century", peaking at #4 on Canada's RPM Singles Chart.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Gift Shop" was directed by Eric Yealland and filmed in Sedona, Arizona in July 1996.[2]

The video reached #1 on MuchMusic Countdown for the week of September 20, 1996.[3] The video also won the award for "Best Cinematography" at the 1997 MuchMusic Video Awards.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Singles Chart[1] 4
Canadian RPM Alternative 30[4] 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Top Singles - Volume 64, No. 7, September 30, 1996". RPM. Retrieved 2010-09-16. 
  2. ^ "The Tragically Hip - Archive". thehip.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2010-09-19. 
  3. ^ "MuchMusic Countdown - Fri, Sept 20, 1996". MuchMusic. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Rock/Alternative - Volume 63, No. 21, July 08 1996". RPM. Retrieved 2010-09-16. 

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