Katrina Benefit CD Released

Published: 2005-09-27
A slew of artists are going to be featured on a CD whose proceeds will go to help victims of hurricane Katrina.

Chic bohemian style clothing store Urban Outfitters and Filter magazine are putting together a two-disc, 28 song album. The venture wants to release 10,000 copies of the compilation and hopes to raise $150,000.

The disc features a track by Tom Waits and the Kronos Quartet, "Little Drop of Poison," that has never been released before. It also has tracks by TV on the Radio, Death Cab for Cutie, and Beck.

Urban Outfitters and Filter released a similar CD in February to aid victims of the South East Asian tsunami with artists like the Foo Fighters, Wilco, and Hot Hot Heat.

The Katrina benefit will include these tracks:

Disc one:
"Little Drop of Poison" (previously unreleased), Tom Waits with the Kronos Quartet
"Dry Drunk Emperor" (previously unreleased), TV on the Radio
"Natural's Not In It" (Ladytron remix), Gang of Four
"Be Gone," British Sea Power
"Mercy" (previously unreleased), Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
"Pull the Curtains," Grandaddy
"Jealousy Rides With Me" (previously unreleased), Death Cab for Cutie
"Blessing in Disguise" (previously unreleased), Tom Vek
"Don't Give Up," The Noisettes
"A Kiss to Tell," Diamond Nights
"Freaky Freedom" (previously unreleased), The Double
"Smashing," Giant Drag
"Blackout" (previously unreleased), Amusement Parks on Fire
"Micro Melodies" The Album Leaf

Disc two:
"Broken Drum" (Boards of Canada remix), Beck
"Quattro" (Gotan Project remix), Calexico
"Melody" (French version), Blonde Redhead
"Hands Are Tied," Hail Social
"Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games," Of Montreal
"The New American Apathy," Mazarin
"Empty Vessel, Half-Full," Joggers
"The Salty Seas" (previously unreleased), Devics
"It Dawned On Me," Calla
"Things That We Do To Each Other" (previously unreleased), Favourite Sons
"Monkey" (Fog remix), Low
"First Response," Lansing-Dreiden
"Hammer and Nails" (previously unreleased), Laura Cantrell
"Glosoli," Sigur Ros

Writer: Michelle Garcia



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