Listen to TV On The Radio; Hot Chip; Franz Ferdinand; etc. in new War Child benefit compilation “Heroes”


War Child, the charity organization that provides opportunities and long-time solutions for war affected children all over the world, once responsible for the Rober winner compilation “Help”, has prepared a new star studded album to be released shortly.

The leit motiv this time is rock legends choosing their favorite new bands to cover one of their classics. “Heroes” tracklist includes such surprises as Adam Cohen take on his dad’s “Take This Waltz”; Franz Ferdinand covering Blondie’s “Call me” and TV on The Radio paying tribute to Bowie in the album’s title track. The full album is streaming at myspace.

The Full Tracklist:

Beck (Bob Dylan – “Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat”)

The Kooks (The Kinks – “Victoria”)

The Hold Steady (Bruce Springsteen – “Atlantic City”)

Hot Chip (Joy Division – “Transmission”)

Lily Allen feat. Mick Jones (The Clash – “Straight To Hell”)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs (The Ramones – “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker”)

Franz Ferdinand (Blondie – “Call Me”)

Duffy (Paul McCartney – “Live And Let Die”)

Estelle (Stevie Wonder – “Superstition”)

Rufus Wainwright (Brian Wilson –“ Wonderful & Song For Children”)

Scissor Sisters (Roxy Music – “Do The Strand”)

Peaches (Iggy Pop – “Search And Destroy”)

Adam Cohen (Leonard Cohen – “Take This Waltz”)

Elbow (U2 – “Running To Stand Still”)

The Like (Elvis Costello – “You Belong To Me”)

TV On The Radio (David Bowie – “Heroes”)

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