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Free Polaris Cover Sessions 10-Inch Vinyl At Select Retailers

Polaris 10" front and back cover

Polaris 10″ front and back cover

Savvy record buyers who are looking to purchase albums that were nominated for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize Short List should know they have an opportunity to score a free bonus 10″ vinyl if they buy them from the following stores:

The 10″ compiles the three previous Polaris Cover Sessions that have been recorded over the years with past Polaris Short List nominees reimagining songs from other past Polaris nominees. The tracklist features Whitehorse performing The New Pornographers’ “Bones Of An Idol,” Sarah Harmer performing Caribou’s “Odessa” and Great Lake Swimmers performing Sarah Harmer’s “I’m A Mountain.”

The special limited edition 10″ is the latest in a long line of promotional retail vinyl Polaris has distributed over the years. Rare split 7″ singles from the past include:


  • Grimes “Genesis” + Handsome Furs “Serve The People” on grey vinyl
  • Kathleen Edwards “Going to Hell” + Cold Specks “Blank Maps” on white vinyl
  • Japandroids “The House That Heaven Built” + Cadence Weapon “Conditioning” on yellow vinyl
  • Fucked Up “What Would You Do (For Veronica)?” + YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN “Queens” on orange-red vinyl


  • Tegan And Sara “I Was A Fool” + A Tribe Called Red “The Road ft. Black Bear” on orange vinyl
  • Zaki Ibrahim “Draw The Line” + Whitehorse “Achilles’ Desire” on white vinyl
  • Purity Ring “Fineshrine” + Colin Stetson “High Above A Grey Green Sea” on purple vinyl
  • Metric “Dreams So Real” + Young Galaxy “Pretty Boy” on blue vinyl
  • METZ “Get Off” on yellow vinyl


  • YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN “Windflower” + Tanya Tagaq “Umingmak” on white vinyl
  • Shad “Progress (Part 1: American Pie)” + Mac DeMarco “Brother” on red/orange vinyl
  • Owen Pallett “The Riverbed” + Arcade Fire “Normal Person” on blue vinyl
  • Basia Bulat “Never Let Me Go” + Timber Timbre “Grand Canyon” on yellow vinyl
  • Jessy Lanza “Move Closer” (previously physically unreleased) on “trippy pattern” grey vinyl


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