Polyvinyl Records to Release 20th-Anniversary Covers Compilation Album, Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl

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Polyvinyl Record Co. is celebrating its 20th anniversary in November. Headquartered in Champaign, Ill., the label has a catalog of more than 300 releases, such as: of Montreal’s Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?, Japandroids’ Celebration Rock, the self-titled debut from American Football, Mates of State’s Team Boo, Alvvays’ self-titled debut and Braid’s Frame & Canvas.

Polyvinyl enlisted 20 different artists from their roster, both past and present, to cover their favorite bands and songs from the label’s own catalog to celebrate the anniversary. The result is Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl, a 20-song covers compilation album. Included are a number of noteworthy tunes, from the perfect marriage of Beach Slang and Japandroids to Rainer Maria’s first recorded music in a decade.

The compilation’s artwork was designed by Grammy-nominated artist Jesse LeDoux. LeDoux pulled from two decades worth of releases to create the cover.

The compilation is set to release on Nov. 25. Pre-order info and merchandise can be found here. View the tracklist below.

Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl Tracklist:
1. Generationals – In Green (Volcano, I’m Still Excited!! cover)
2. Beach Slang – Younger Us (Japandroids cover)
3. The Dodos – Never Meant (American Football cover)
4. Aloha – Too Late to Die Young (Beach Slang cover)
5. Deerhoof – Hi (Xiu Xiu cover in the style of White Reaper)
6. Fred Thomas – I Heard You Say (Vivian Girls cover)
7. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – Since You Stole My Heart (Saturday Looks Good To Me cover)
8. Radiation City – The Clod and the Pebble (Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin cover)
9. of Montreal – Find Yourself (Jacco Gardner cover)
10. Pillar Point – Heart It Races (Architecture In Helsinki cover)
11. Shugo Tokumaru – Gronlandic Edit (of Montreal cover)
12. Psychic Twin – While I’m Alive (STRFKR cover)
13. Mates of State – So Begins Our Alabee (of Montreal cover)
14. Wampire – Face to Face (Jacco Gardner cover)
15. Braid – Next of Kin (Alvvays cover)
16. Tancred – A Fever (Owen cover)
17. Owen – Ears Ring (Rainer Maria cover)
18. Rainer Maria – Big Man (Birthmark cover)
19. Xiu Xiu – Bubble (Dodos cover)
20. White Reaper – Exit Only (Deerhoof cover)