Thanks to Zac Bentz, our resident Japanese music genius, I discovered Polysics a few years back, and I've been hooked ever since. If you don't dance your ass off after watching the video for "How Are You?", well ... it's probably best for you to stop reading this post now, in that case.
The Polysics will release a new album on March 9th called "Oh No! It's Heavy Polysick!!!" The current cover features the Polysics and all their staff in identical outfits, wearing the trademark glasses they are known for. However, Tokyohive reports that if you stop into Tower Records, HMV, or Tsutaya to pick up the album, you can get an application and try to get in on a special edition cover that will feature fans wearing the same outfit that is shown on the cover now. And yes, those locations are all Japan only. Don't be mad at me, I'm just the messenger here!
60 lucky people will be chosen (20 from each store) and these will be asked to photography sessions being held in Osaka and Tokyo to be a part of this special project. Polysics invited fans to sing a song with them late last year, so clearly they are really into including their supporters in what they do. As if I needed a reason to respect them more...
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