Sunday, January 18, 2009

Ben Gibbard & Feist = Train Song (Dark Was The Night)

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Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie and Feist lend their voices for Vashti Bunyan's "Train Song" which is included to Dark Was The Night, a charity compilation produced by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National with 32 exclusive tracks from some indie royalty.+/-

Some of these royalties are Andrew Bird, Sufjan Stevens, Beirut, The National, Arcade Fire, Iron and Wine, Blonde Redhead and ya-da-ya-da.

Each track of the compilation will be release for a day from January 15 through February 1 on the artists and Dark Was the Night’s Myspace.

If all songs are as close as being soothing, unpredictable or even decent as this cover, then this compilation is a sure treat for indie lovers. It doesn't hurt either to spare a few bucks for good intentions.

Train Song (Vashti Bunyan cover) by Feist & Ben Gibbard

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Tracklist:

DISC ONE:
1. “Knotty Pine” - Dirty Projectors + David Byrne
2. “Cello Song” - The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
3. “Train Song” - Feist and Ben Gibbard
4. “Brackett, WI” - Bon Iver
5. “Deep Blue Sea” - Grizzly Bear
6. “So Far Around The Bend” - The National
7. “Tightrope” - Yeasayer
8. “Feeling Good” - My Brightest Diamond
9. “Dark Was The Night” - Kronos Quartet
10. “I Was Young When I Left Home” - Antony with Bryce Dessner
11. “Big Red Machine” - Justin Vernon + Aaron Dessner
12. “Sleepless” - The Decemberists
13. “Stolen Houses (Die)” - Iron & Wine
14. “Service Bell” - Grizzly Bear + Feist
15. “You Are The Blood” - Sufjan Stevens

DISC TWO:
1. “Well-Alright” - Spoon
2. “Lenin” - Arcade Fire
3. “Mimizan” - Beirut
4. “El Caporal” - My Morning Jacket
5. “Inspiration Information” - Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
6. “With A Girl Like You” - Dave Sitek
7. “Blood Pt. 2″ - Buck 65 Remix (featuring Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti)
8. “Hey, Snow White” - The New Pornographers
9. “Gentle Hour” - Yo La Tengo
10. “Amazing Grace” - Cat Power
11. “Happiness” - Riceboy Sleeps
12. “Another Saturday” - Stuart Murdoch
13. “The Giant Of Illinois” - Andrew Bird
14. “Lua” - Conor Oberst with Gillian Welch
15. “When The Road Runs Out” - Blonde Redhead & Devastations
16. “Love Vs. Porn” - Kevin Drew

Thanks indiemuse.

Feist official website// Myspace
Death Cab for Cutie official website// myspace

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