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Fruition Vinyl, T-Shirt, Slipmat + Pin Bundle

Wanna win Fruition's new record on vinyl plus a bundle of swag? Fill out the form below!Wanna win Fruition's new record on vinyl plus a bundle of swag? Fill out the form below!Fruition’s fifth studio album drops on February 2 and it solidifies their transformation from a bluegrass outfit to a full-fledged rock band. Produced by Portland's Tucker Martin (My Morning Jacket, The Decemberists, Modest Mouse, R.E.M.), let your Fruity Freak flag fly and score the analog warmth of Watching It All Fall Apart on vinyl plus an album T-shirt, slipmat and enamel pin. And if you don't wanna leave it to chance, go ahead and preorder the record here.

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