Plus Beirut, Cat Power and Iron & Wine contribute
The album, ‘Dark Was The Night’, will be released on February 16, with profits going to Red Hot – which raises money and awareness to combat AIDS worldwide.
Also included is a collaboration between Conor Oberst and Gillian Welch, on the song ‘Lua’.
The album will be a double album, with one side showcasing folk-led music with the other showcasing rock-led songs.
Artists who have contributed to the album are:
Antony + Bryce Dessner
Blonde Redhead + Devastations
Bon Iver & Aaron Dessner
The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
Buck 65 Remix (featuring Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti)
Cat Power and Dirty Delta Blues
Dirty Projectors + David Byrne
Feist + Ben Gibbard
Grizzly Bear + Feist
Iron & Wine
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
My Brightest Diamond
My Morning Jacket
The New Pornographers
Conor Oberst & Gillian Welch
Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio)
Yo La Tengo
See the new issue of NME, out tomorrow (December 3) for the full lowdown on the album.