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Stellar Line-up Announced For 4AD Charity Comp
Alex Denney , December 2nd, 2008 12:25

32-track release gathers eye-popping ensemble to raise AIDS awareness


4AD have announced a cavalcade of indie luminaries to appear on their forthcoming Dark Was The Night compilation.

Arcade Fire, Feist, Antony Hegarty, Grizzly Bear and Dirty Projectors are among contributors to the album, which was produced by The National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner and will be available as a double CD / triple vinyl / download from February 16th next year.

Proceeds for the 32-track comp will be going to the Red Hot Organization, an international charity dedicated to raising funds and awareness for HIV and AIDS.

Here's the full-fat skinny on the cream of talent assembled assembled for the release:

Andrew Bird
Antony + Bryce Dessner
Arcade Fire
Beach House
Blonde Redhead + Devastations
Bon Iver
Bon Iver & Aaron Dessner
The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
Buck 65 Remix (featuring Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti)
Cat Power and Dirty Delta Blues
The Decemberists
Dirty Projectors + David Byrne
Kevin Drew
Feist + Ben Gibbard
Grizzly Bear
Grizzly Bear + Feist
Iron & Wine
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Kronos Quartet
Stuart Murdoch My Brightest Diamond
My Morning Jacket
The National
The New Pornographers
Conor Oberst & Gillian Welch
Riceboy Sleeps
Dave Sitek
Sufjan Stevens
Yo La Tengo

...and here's what the cover will look like:


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