Hey all. It’s voting week: Canada elected a new government on Tuesday… and a new Hockey Night in Canada theme song on Saturday night! It took months to whittle down the nearly 15,000 entries in the competition, but the winner was finally unveiled this past weekend. The song is called “Canadian Gold” and it was written by an Alberta school teacher named Colin Oberst.
In case you missed it on Saturday, here it is:
Just for fun, here’s the old one:
Which do you prefer?
If you said the old one, don’t worry. Apparently it’s going to appear before hockey games on TSN now. Word has it that rock band Simple Plan have even recorded a version of the song. Could be fun. I mean, anything’s possible, right?