Unfeasible compilation: Devendra Banhart, Ariel Pink, Giant Drag cover Madonna
The ‘West Coast indie jet-set’ have put together a record of Madonna covers to raise money for charity.
One-man label Manimal Vinyl have roped together the likes of Devendra Banhart - in his role as a member of Mountain Party - Ariel Pink, Golden Animals and Giant Drag to put together the record; the artwork for which is pictured, right.
25 per cent of the profits from Through the Wilderness: a tribute to Madonna will go to the pop star’s Raising Malawi organisation; which funds the building of schools and care centres for the 1 million children living with HIV/AIDS in the African country.
Full list of tracks:
Jonathan Wilson - "La Isla Bonita"
Golden Animals - "Beautiful Stranger (Blues)"
Winter Flowers - "Live To Tell"
Mountain Party - "Material Girl"
Jeremy Jay - "Into The Groove"
Ariel Pink - "Everybody"
Giant Drag - "Oh Father"
The Tyde - "Hung Up"
Alexandra Hope - "Lucky Star"
The Chapin Sisters - "Borderline"
Apollo Heights - "Dress You Up"
The Bubonic Plague - "Who's That Girl?"
The Prayers - "Cherish”
Lion of Panjshir - "Crazy for You"
Lavender Diamond - "Like A Prayer"
Siddhartha - "Holiday" (iTunes only)
The album was out on CD and through iTunes on Monday – a special, limited edition vinyl LP will be released on January 28th in the US, with tracklisting and artwork slightly tweaked.
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