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Free Polaris Cover Sessions 10-Inch Record Features Weaves, Jean-Michel Blais, Lindi Ortega

The Polaris Music Prize is giving away copies of its new 10-inch record, Polaris Cover Sessions #4.

The album, pressed in regal gold vinyl, features Jean-Michel Blais covering Feist’s, “Mushaboom,” Weaves covering Arcade Fire’s “Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)” and Lindi Ortega covering Leonard Cohen’s “Suzanne.”

The three songs on the 10-inch were culled from the Polaris Cover Sessions, an ongoing curated program where past Polaris nominees cover songs from albums that have earned Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation. The Heritage Prize is Polaris’ version of a Hall of Fame.

To receive a copy of the record, savvy shoppers will need to purchase a Polaris Music Prize-nominated album from one of 37 participating record stores across Canada.

The record is available in the following locations while supplies last:

Atom Heart, Montreal, QC
Aux 33 Tours, Montreal, QC
Blackbyrd Myoozik, Edmonton, AB
Blackbyrd Myoozik, Calgary, AB
Cheapies, Hamilton, ON
Cheeky Monkey, Sarnia, ON
Compact Music (Glebe), Ottawa, ON
Compact Music (Centretown), Ottawa, ON
Dead Dog Records, Toronto, ON
Ditch Records, Victoria, BC
Dr. Disc, Hamilton, ON
Fred’s, St John’s, NFLD
Frequences Le Disquaire, Ste-Hyacinthe, QC
Grooves, London, ON
Into the Music, Winnipeg, MB
June Records, Toronto, ON
KOPS, Toronto, ON
Le Knockout, Quebec City, QC
Listen Records, Edmonton, AB
Milkcrate Records, Kelowna, BC
Music Trader Winnipeg, MB
Neptoon Records, Vancouver, BC
New Scotland Yard – Taz, Dartmouth, NS
Now & Then – Kingston, ON
Now & Then – Oshawa, ON
The ODDs & SODs Shoppe, Ottawa, ON
Phonopolis, Montreal, QC
Record Centre, Ottawa, ON
Recordland, Calgary, AB
Red Cat, Vancouver, BC
Sam The Record Man, Belleville, ON
Sloth Records, Calgary, AB
Sonic Boom, Toronto, ON
Soundscapes, Toronto, ON
Taz Records, Halifax, NS
Taz Records, Bedford, NS
Vinyl Diner, Saskatoon, SK

Cover Sessions are presented by SiriusXM Canada and pressed by Precision Record Pressing.

Each Cover Session was also videotaped while the acts were in the studio performing their songs. The videos for these can be seen below:

Weaves “Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)” (Arcade Fire cover) – Polaris Cover Sessions #10

Lindi Ortega “Suzanne” (Leonard Cohen cover) – Polaris Cover Sessions #11

Jean-Michel Blais “Mushaboom” (Feist cover) – Polaris Cover Sessions #12

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