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Grimes, MUNA, Cyndi Lauper & Mykki Blanco to Cover Tegan & Sara For New Album


Proceeds will go directly to the Tegan and Sara Foundation. 

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Tegan and Sara's fifth album, The Con, which was their first major breakthrough as a musical group. In celebration, the sisters have invited a score of talented musicians to cover each track on the album, and the roster is pretty incredible.

There's MUNA, Mykki Blanco,and Cyndi Lauper, as well as Grimes, paired up with Hana for a new musical project called Trashique, and Paramore's Hayley Williams. That's not to mention Shamir, Shura, Sara Bareilles, and several other amazing bands. Check out the full tracklist, below:

01. Ruth B. - "I Was Married"
02. MUNA - "Relief Next to Me"
03. Shura - "The Con"
04. Mykki Blanco - "Knife Going In"
05. PVRIS - "Are You Ten Years Ago"
06. Ryan Adams - "Back in Your Head"
07. City and Colour - "Hop a Plane"
08. Kelly Lee Owens - "Soil, Soil"
09. Bleachers - "Burn Your Life Down"
10. Hayley Williams of Paramore - "Nineteen"
11. Sara Bareilles - "Floorplan"
12. Shamir - "Like O, Like H"
13. Trashique (GRIMES X HANA) - "Dark Come Soon"
14. CHVRCHES - "Call it Off

In addition to The Con X: Covers album, Tegan and Sara are going on a tour to celebrate 10 years since The Con, and the proceeds from both the tour and Covers are going directly to the Tegan and Sara Foundation.

"We wanted the proceeds to go to our recently launched Tegan and Sara Foundation, which raises money for self-identified women and girls in the LGBTQ community," Tegan and Sara said in a press release. "With that intention set, we asked 14 artists who were either outspoken allies of the LGTBQ community or LGBTQ themselves to each cover a song from The Con, in any fashion they saw fit. All the artists agreed to donate their time and energy to the project and their labels all agreed to waive their fees as well. We are beyond grateful for the contributions of each artist, and we hope fans of The Con will be moved by their interpretations."

Take a listen to The Con, below:

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