Jarvis Cocker, The National and Savages members to sing in chorus on 114 FM radios

The project comes from Nick Cave filmmakers Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard

Jarvis Cocker, The National‘s Matt Berninger and Savages‘ Jehnny Beth are to take part in a new performance art project from the makers of Nick Cave film 20,000 Days On Earth.

Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard have created ‘Requiem For 114 Radios’, which will feature the three musicians and more singing in chorus across 114 FM radios.

The exhibit and installation will feature a new version of Dies Irae, from the Roman Catholic Requiem Mass, and will open to the public at Bristol’s Colston Hall on May 13.

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As Pitchfork reports, the full line-up of artists involved includes Doves‘ Jimi Goodwin, Mystery Jets‘ Blaine Harrison, Efterklang and Liima’s Casper Clausen, Slowdive and Minor Victories’ Rachel Goswell, Joe McAlinden from Linden, Aimee Nash from The Black Ryder, The Devastations’ Conrad Standish, HTRK’s Jonnine Standish, Daughter’s Elena Tonra and Rachel Zeffira from Cat’s Eyes.

It’s not the first time Cocker has worked with Forsyth and Pollard. The trio previously collaborated on the soundtrack to the TV series based on Neil Gaiman’s short stories, ‘Likely Stories’.