It’s a little known fact, but by law, all Canadians must choose a favorite Tragically Hip song at age fourteen, or their citizenship is revoked.
This one happens to be mine.
We won’t be spending Canada Day in Bobcaygeon – we’ll be in Collingwood, instead, but this song evokes a true sense of Canadian summer for me.
If you ever come to visit us here, at the lower end of the Bruce Peninsula, in an area I sometimes (only half jokingly) refer to as “Two Miles east of the middle of nowhere”, you truly will get a chance to see the constellations reveal themselves, one star at a time.
Video after the cut.