The Sheepdogs go­ing vinyl to mark Record Store Day

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The Sheepdogs are feel­ing good in vinyl.

The Saska­toon-born band has been pro­claimed Record Store Day’s Cham­pi­ons of Canada. They’re the first Cana­dian re­cip­i­ents of the dis­tinc­tion, join­ing leg­ends like El­ton John, Jack White and Dave Grohl.

Record Store Day takes place April 21. In hon­our of the oc­ca­sion, the Sheepdogs will re­lease a seven-inch vinyl press­ing of live ver­sions of No­body and I’ve Got a Hole Where My Heart Should Be, avail­able only to Record Store Day shop­pers.

The band will also re­lease two early al­bums on vinyl, Big Stand and Try­ing to Grow. Quan­ti­ties are limited.

The Sheepdogs re­cently re­leased their lat­est al­bum, Chang­ing Colours. The first sin­gle, I’ve Got a Hole Where My Heart Should Be, hit No. 1 on rock ra­dio. Pre­vi­ous band hits in­clude Feel­ing Good, The Way It Is and How Late, How Long.

Tour­ing the coun­try, the Sheepdogs play their home­town show on Feb. 23 at O’Bri­ans Event Cen­tre.

The Sheepdogs play O’Bri­ans Event Cen­tre on Feb. 23.

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