Saturday, January 17, 2009

Dark Was The Night- Free download, tracklist and streaming info

One new album we've been totally stoked waiting for, is the new the new 4AD charity compilation Dark Was The Night. The 2 disc set will be released next month and comes in with 31 exclusive tracks curated by The National’s guitar section of Aaron and Bryce Dessner and the AIDS charity Red Hot. They have just made available a free download of the track "Knotty Pine" by The Dirty Projectors and David Byrne, as well as starting a streaming track-by-track premiere of the record. From Jan. 15th-Feb. 15th, each track, in order will be streamed for one day only at the Dark Was The Night myspace page, where you can grab the free download too. Check out the roster and tracklist below.

Disc one:
"Knotty Pine," Dirty Projectors and David Byrne
"Cello Song," the Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
"Train Song," Feist and Ben Gibbard
"Deep Blue Sea," Grizzly Bear
"So Far Around the Bend," the National
"Tightrope," Yeasayer
"Feeling Good," My Brightest Diamond
"Dark Was the Night," the Kronos Quartet
"I Was Young When I Left Home," Antony and Bryce Dessner
"Big Red Machine," Bon Iver and Aaron Dessner
"Sleepless," the Decemberists
"Die," Iron & Wine
"Service Bell," Grizzly Bear and Feist
"Blood," Sufjan Stevens

Disc two:
"Well-Alright," Spoon
"Lenin," the Arcade Fire
"Mimizan," Beirut
"El Caporal," My Morning Jacket
"Inspiration Information," Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
"With a Girl Like You," Dave Sitek
"Blood Pt. 2," Buck 65 remix featuring Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti
"Hey, Snow White," the New Pornographers
"Gentle Hour," Yo La Tengo
"Another Saturday," Stuart Murdoch
"Happiness," Riceboy Sleeps
"Amazing Grace," Cat Power
"The Giant of Illinois," Andrew Bird
"Lua," Conor Oberst and Gillian Welch
"When the Road Runs Out," Blonde Redhead and Devestations
"Love vs. Porn," Kevin Drew

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