The Dears, Metric join Stars on ‘Friends’ album

It's a Canadian love fest

The Dears, Metric, Broken Social Scene‘s Kevin Drew and Jason Collett, and The Most Serene Republic are among the artists who have joined together to cover the songs of their friends, the Stars.

Each contributor has reinterpreted a song from Stars‘ critically acclaimed 2004 album, ‘Set Yourself On Fire’, which they have compiled on an album entitled ‘Do You Trust Your Friends?’ set to be released on May 22.

Also lending a hand are Final Fantasy, Stills, Apostle of Hustle, Junior Boys and Young Galaxy.


The reinterpreted tracks will appear in the same order as on the original album.

The tracklisting is:

‘Your Ex-Lover Is Dead’ — Final Fantasy

‘Set Yourself On Fire’ — Montag

‘Ageless Beauty’ — The Most Serene Republic

‘Reunion’ — Jason Collett


‘The Big Fight’ — Minotaur Shock

‘What I’m Trying To Say Pt. 1’ — The Dears

‘What I’m Trying To Say Pt. 2’ — The Dears

‘One More Night’ — Apostle of Hustle

‘Sleep Tonight’ — Junior Boys

‘The First Five Times’ — The Russian Futurists

‘He Lied About Death’ — Metric

‘Celebration Guns’ — Camouflage Nights with Kevin Drew

‘Soft Revolution’ — The Stills

‘Calendar Girl’ — Young Galaxy

Stars are currently in Vancouver working on the follow-up to ‘Set Yourself on Fire’.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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