A David Bowie tribute album is set for release on October 11th, in conjunction with War Child. Good music, good cause.
It's titled We Were So Turned On, and features contributions from 34 acts like Vivian Girls, A Place to Bury Strangers, John Frusciante's Swahili Blondes, VoicesVoices, Duran Duran, and even Carla Bruni.
The tribute album is available for pre-order now from Manimal Vinyl and there are already a number of streams and advance downloads available.
STREAM: Swahili Blonde - Red Money
MP3: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros - Memory Of A Free Festival
"Ashes to Ashes" will be released as a single in August.
Pitchfork also reports that David Bowie will reissue a 3-disc special edition version of Bowie's 1976 classic Station to Station on September 28th.
War Child is a humanitarian organization that raises money in innovative ways. One way that they raise money is War Child Music, which enlists artists from around the globe, records their music, and makes it available for purchase. Proceeds go to help out poor children from war torn areas around the globe.
01 Space Oddity - Exitmusic
02 Boys Keep Swinging - Duran Duran
03 Sound + Vision - Megapuss
04 Ashes To Ashes - Warpaint
05 Be My Wife - Corridor
06 Always Crashing In The Same Car - Charlift
07 John, Im Only Dancing - Vivian Girls
08 Fame - All Leather
09 I'm Afraid Of Americans - We Are The World
10 Suffragette City - A Place to Bury Strangers
11 Repetition - Tearist
12 Look Back In Anger - Halloween Swim Team
13 Fashion - Afghan Raiders
14 Theme From Cat People - The Polyamorous Affair
15 Red Money - Swahili Blonde Feat. John Frusciante
16 I'm Deranged - Jessica 6
17 African Night Flight - Aska w/ Moon & Moon
18 China Girl - Xu Xu Fang
01 Heroes - VOICEsVOICEs
02 Absolute Beginners - Carla Bruni
03 Blue Jean - Papercranes
04 Life on Mars? - Keren Ann
05 Changes - Lewis & Clarke
06 It Aint Easy - Zaza
07 Soul Love - Genuflex
08 Bewley Brothers - Sister Crayon
09 Art Decade - Marco Benevento
10 Ashes To Ashes - Mick Karn
11 World Falls Down - Lights
12 The Superman - Aquaserge
13 Starman - Caroline Weeks
14 Quicksand - Rainbow Arabia
15 Sound + Vision - Mechanical Bride
16 Memory Of A Free Festival - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros