war child: heroes

war-child-heroes-2009

As previously mentioned the likely second best compilation to come out this year (behind Dark Was The Night of course!) is War Child’s Heroes. You can stream the album at their my space and it comes out in the U.S. on Feb 24th. Here’s the full tracklisting: (btw, that Hot Chip cover of “Transmission” is utterly criminal and should never have been allowed, let alone thought of being done)

01. Beck (Bob Dylan – “Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat”)
02. Scissor Sisters (Roxy Music – “Do The Strand”)
03. Lily Allen feat. Mick Jones (The Clash – “Straight To Hell”)
04. Duffy (Paul McCartney – “Live And Let Die”)
05. Elbow (U2 – “Running To Stand Still”)
06. TV On The Radio (David Bowie – “Heroes”)
07. Hot Chip (Joy Division – “Transmission”)
08. The Kooks (The Kinks – “Victoria”)
09. Estelle (Stevie Wonder – “Superstition”)
10. Rufus Wainwright (Brian Wilson -” Wonderful & Song For Children”)
11. Peaches (Iggy Pop – “Search And Destroy”)
12. The Hold Steady (Bruce Springsteen – “Atlantic City”)
13. The Like (Elvis Costello – “You Belong To Me”)
14. Yeah Yeah Yeahs (The Ramones – “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker”)
15. Franz Ferdinand (Blondie – “Call Me”)

North American bonus track
16. Adam Cohen – (Leonard Cohen – “Take This Waltz”)

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~ by the reckoner on February 11, 2009.

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