Cover album Songs For Australia

Eind 2019 werd Australië geteisterd door hevige bosbranden met enorme schade tot gevolg. Om geld in te zamelen voor de organisaties die helpen met de heropbouw bedacht Julia Stone van het Australische duo Angus & Julia Stone het idee om een benefiet album te maken met enkel bekende Australische songs.

Ze vroeg hiervoor de hulp in van bekende groepen en artiesten zoals The National, Damien Rice, Joan as police woman, Kurt Vile maar ook lokale minder bekende groepen en artiesten zoals Dan Sultan, Dope Lemon, Pomme.

De groepen mochten hun favoriete Australische song kiezen en er hun creativiteit op los laten, Het resultaat is een album, Songs For Australia, genoemd met unieke covers.

Het album is digitaal te downloaden vanaf 5 maart 2020 en via CD en vinyl vanaf juni 2020.

De songs en groepen zijn de volgende:

  • The National – Never Tear Us Apart (Inxs)
  • Damien Rice – Chandelier (Sia)
  • Julia Stone – Beds are burning (Midnight Oil)
  • Kurt Vile – Stranger Than Kindness (Nick Cave)
  • Martha Wainwright – The Ship Song (Nick Cave)
  • Dermot Kennedy – Resolution (Matt Corby)
  • Paul Kelly – Native Born (Archie Roach)
  • Dan Sultan – Into My Arms (Nick Cave)
  • Dope Lemon – Streets Of Your Town (The Go-Betweens)
  • Joan as policewoman – Heart’s a mess (Gotye)
  • Sam Amidon – Let Me Down Easy (Gangs of youth)

Meer info over het album vind je op de website songsforaustralia.com waar je ook allerlei gadgets kunt kopen zoals T shirts en boodschappentassen.

At the end of 2019, Australia was hit by heavy forest fires, resulting in enormous damage. To raise money for the organizations that help with the reconstruction, Julia Stone from the Australian duo Angus & Julia Stone came up with the idea of making a benefit album with only well-known Australian songs.

Therefore she asked the help of well-known international groups and artists such as The National, Damien Rice, Joan as police woman, Kurt Vile but also local less well-known groups and artists such as Dan Sultan, Dope Lemon, Pomme.

The groups were allowed to choose their favorite Australian song and unleash their creativity. The result is an album called Songs For Australia with unique covers.

The album can be downloaded digitally from 5 March 2020 and via CD and vinyl from June 2020.

The songs and groups are the following:

  • The National – Never Tear Us Apart (Inxs)
  • Damien Rice – Chandelier (Sia)
  • Julia Stone – Beds are burning (Midnight Oil)
  • Kurt Vile – Stranger Than Kindness (Nick Cave)
  • Martha Wainwright – The Ship Song (Nick Cave)
  • Dermot Kennedy – Resolution (Matt Corby)
  • Paul Kelly – Native Born (Archie Roach)
  • Dan Sultan – Into My Arms (Nick Cave)
  • Dope Lemon – Streets Of Your Town (The Go-Betweens)
  • Joan as policewoman – Heart’s a mess (Gotye)
  • Sam Amidon – Let Me Down Easy (Gangs of youth)

More info about the album you can find on the site songsforaustralia.com where you can also buy T shirts en bags.

 

Julia Stone - Beds Are Burning
The National - Never Tear Us Apart

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