Coldplay, Radiohead, Beck, The Kooks, and Oasis are among the artists that will be featured on War Child: 10, a new compilation that will be released Dec. 1 through Universal. You can discuss this news here at the Coldplay forum now.
The collection marks the 10th anniversary of War Child's founding in Canada, and features some covers of classic songs by the likes of Bob Dylan, Neil Young and others. It also features a new recording of Patti Smith's "People Have The Power" by Friends Of War Child, a group that includes The Cliks' Lucas Silveira, Chantal Kreviazuk, Liam Titcomb and Shiloh.
All proceeds from sales of the album will be donated to War Child, which is an international charity working to support children affected by war in developing countries by promoting children's rights, education and poverty reduction.
War Child currently operates in Afghanistan, Sudan and its Darfur region, Uganda, Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka and Georgia.
Here are the artists and songs on War Child: 10:
Coldplay — "How You See The World No. 2"
The Kooks — "Victoria"
Jimmy Eat World — "Firestarter"
Beck — "Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat"
Muse — "House Of The Rising Sun"
Radiohead — "I Want None Of This"
New Order — "Vietnam"
Wolfmother — "Don't Let It Bring You Down"
Oasis — "Fade Away"
Beth Orton — "Ooh Child"
Friends Of War Child — "People Have The Power"
Sy'rai featuring A.U.C.A.Y.D. — "Let It Rain" (bonus track)
Coldplay with U2, The KIllers and Gary Barlow at War Child Gig, 02 Shepherd's Bush Empire, February 2009: (Courtesy of Coldplay.com)
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