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Exquisite Corpse - Polyvinyl all-stars

Posted Sept. 6, 2020, 12:36 p.m. in Labels by Loren
Exquisite Corpse - Polyvinyl all-stars

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Polyvinyl Record Co. came together during the pandemic with a new type of compilation. Titled Exquisite Corpse, the 11-track compilation features 47 of athe label's artists, each grouped into new "bands" via a random name draw.

After being selected, a musician would contribute to a song, then pass it to the next in line. Each song and collection of artists is unique, with contributions from members of The Get Up Kids, Rainer Maria, American Football, Jeff Rosenstock, Braid, Matt Pond, Chris Farren, Ladyhawke, and more). Read the full lineup and pairings after the bump.

Exquisite Corpse is available now digitally, with a physical release slated for Dec. 18. Two dollars from each sale will be donated to MusiCares non-profit organization.


01. Yer Brothers
Written by David Bazan (Pedro The Lion), Phil Dickey (Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin), Nate Kinsella (American Football/Birthmark), Nick Wilkerson (White Reaper)

02. Somebody Else
Written by Erik Czaja (Pet Symmetry), Gus Lobban (Kero Kero Bonito), Christie Simpson (Yumi Zouma), Shugo Tokumaru (Shugo Tokumaru)

Written by Shaun Fleming (Diane Coffee), Will Knauer (Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin), Cale Parks (Aloha/Cale Parks), Charlie Ryder (Yumi Zouma)

04. To The Beach
Written by Mark Duplass (Volcano, I'm Still Excited!!), Kaia Fischer (Rainer Maria), Ellen Kempner (Palehound), Jeff Rosenstock (Jeff Rosenstock/Antarctigo Vespucci)

05. Whole Life Holy Death
Written by Chris Broach (Braid), Vice Cooler (xbxrx), Rocky Tinder (Wampire), Ary Warnaar (Anamanaguchi)

06. Do U Remember
Written by Robert Pope (The Get Up Kids), Jamie Stewart (Xiu Xiu), Fred Thomas (Fred Thomas/Saturday Looks Good To Me), Ella Williams (Squirrel Flower)

07. Perfect Vision
Written by Keil Corcoran (STRFKR), Katy Goodman (Vivian Girls/La Sera), Chris Hansen (Matt Pond PA), Mike Kinsella (Owen/American Football), Matt Pond (Matt Pond PA)

08. So Much To See
Written by Jess Abbott (Tancred), James Alex (Beach Slang/Quiet Slang), Bob Nanna (Braid), Luke Silas (Anamanaguchi)

09. Some Storms
Written by Peter Berkman (Anamanaguchi), Erin Fein (Psychic Twin/Headlights), TJ Lipple (Aloha), Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids), Nick Thorburn (Mister Heavenly)

10. Lonely
Written by Pip Brown (Ladyhawke), Josh Burgess (Yumi Zouma), Chris Farren (Chris Farren/Antarctigo Vespucci), Marcus Nuccio (Pet Symmetry), Cameron Spies (Radiation City)

11. Nude Looks
Written by Brian Borcherdt (Dusted), Caithlin De Marrais (Rainer Maria), Ryan Pope (The Get Up Kids), Post Animal (Post Animal)


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