Some Vinyl Copies Of Beyoncé’s Lemonade Mistakenly Include Songs By A Canadian Punk Band

Songs from Zex’s Uphill Battle plays instead of “Hold Up,” “Don’t Hurt Yourself,” and more on the opening side of the LP.

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Some European fans who ordered a vinyl copy of Beyoncé’s Lemonade were surprised to hear songs from a Canadian punk band when they dropped the needle on Side A of the record. As Pitchfork points out, tracks from Zex's 2017 album, Uphill Battle play in place of hits from Lemonade.

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"Due to human error at the Celebrate Records plant in Germany, which Sony uses to manufacture vinyl, a small amount of the European run of the Beyoncé Lemonade vinyl included music from Canadian punk band, ZEX, on Side A," Columbia Records said in a statement to The FADER. "Beyoncé and ZEX were not aware of or responsible for the mispress. Fans who purchased the vinyl will be refunded and given a replacement copy. We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused."

A representative for Beyoncé was not immediately available for comment.

September 18, 2017
Some Vinyl Copies Of Beyoncé’s Lemonade Mistakenly Include Songs By A Canadian Punk Band