Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Tegan and Sara to Mark 'The Con' 10th Anniversary with Covers Album

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Tegan and Sara to Mark 'The Con' 10th Anniversary with Covers Album

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Tegan and Sara plan 'The Con' covers album

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TORONTO - Tegan and Sara are marking the 10th anniversary of their critically lauded album "The Con" with a covers version.

The Calgary-raised twins posted a message on their website Monday saying all 14 songs from the original album are being re-recorded by 14 of their favourite artists.

"The Con X: Covers" will feature new versions of "Back in Your Head," "Call It Off" and the title track.

Exactly who will cover each song remains a mystery. The duo says they're holding back on the big reveal for now, and will make the entire list of artists available at once.

Proceeds from the album, which arrives on Oct. 13, will be donated to the Tegan and Sara Foundation, an organization devoted to "economic justice, health and representation for LGBTQ girls and women.''

"The Con," Tegan and Sara's fifth studio album, is considered a significant milestone in their careers. …

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