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VARIOUS ARTISTS

Dark Was The Night

Model:
DAD2835CD
SKU:
246897
PLU: 652637283525
Format - 2CD
Genre - Alternative
Release Date - 14/02/09

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The compilation comprises 31 new and exclusive tracks on double CD. Tracks include covers of songs originally made famous by the likes of BOB DYLAN, NICK DRAKE, VASHTI BUNYAN, SHUGGIE OTIS, BRIGHT EYES, THE TROGGS, NINA SIMONE, and more. Featured artists also contribute brand new original material, plus there's some inspired one-off collaborations from GILLIAN WELCH with CONOR OBERST; ANTONY with Bryce from THE NATIONAL; JOSE GONZALEZ with THE BOOKS; DIRTY PROJECTORS with DAVID BYRNE and BON IVER's Justin Vernon with The National's Aaron Dessner. Curated and produced by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of THE NATIONAL, 'Dark Was The Night' signifies the 20th release and the 20th year of 'Red Hot'... and it's quite a celebration! All sales of the CD will benefit the RED HOT ORGANIZATION; an international charity dedicated to raising funds and awareness for HIV and AIDS. The album is released on the popular 4AD label, and John Carlin (founder of the organisation) is the executive producer.
Primary Format - MusicCD
ArtistVARIOUS ARTISTS
Label4AD
Music GenreAlternative
Music Genre PrimaryAlternative
Music Genre SecondaryCompilation

Disc 1

  • 1. Knotty Pine - Dirty Projectors + David Byrne
  • 2. Cello Song - The Books + Jose Gonzalez
  • 3. Train Song - Feist + Ben Gibbard
  • 4. Brackett, Wi - Bon Iver
  • 5. Deep Blue Sea - Grizzly Bear
  • 6. So Far Around The Bend - The National
  • 7. Tightrope - Yeasayer
  • 8. Feeling Good - My Brightest Diamond
  • 9. Dark Was The Night - Kronos Quartet
  • 10. I Was Young When I Left Home - Antony + Bryce Dessner
  • 11. Big Red Machine - Justin Vernon + Aaron Dessner
  • 12. Sleepless - The Decemberists
  • 13. Die - Iron & Wine
  • 14. Service Bell - Grizzly Bear + Feist
  • 15. You Are The Blood - Sufjan Stevens

Disc 2

  • 1. Well Alright - Spoon
  • 2. Lenin - Arcade Fire
  • 3. Mimizan - Beirut
  • 4. El Caporal - My Morning Jacket
  • 5. Inspiration Information - Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
  • 6. With A Girl Like You - Dave Sitek
  • 7. Blood Pt. 2 - Buck 65 Remix (Ft. Sufjan Stevens And Serengeti)
  • 8. Hey, Snow White - The New Pornographers
  • 9. Gentle Hour - Yo La Tengo
  • 10. Amazing Grace - Cat Power
  • 11. Happiness - Riceboy Sleeps
  • 12. Another Saturday - Stuart Murdoch
  • 13. The Giant Of Illinois - Andrew Bird
  • 14. Lua" - Conor Oberst + Gillian Welch
  • 15. When The Road Runs Out - Blonde Redhead & Devastations
  • 16. Love Vs. Porn - Kevin Drew
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