Merch: Day Of The Dead by Various Artists (5x CD version)

$35.00

Day of the Dead is an epic tribute to the music and artistry of the Grateful Dead, curated by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National. They have brought together some of their favorite musicians to reinterpret the songs and sounds of the Dead for a new generation. 59 tracks and over 5 hours of music makes the album a landmark to get lost in, to discover hidden treasures and to make your own playlists for whatever mood you’re in. The compilation touches upon the songwriting and experimentalism of the Dead. It took four years to record.

All profits will help fight for AIDS/ HIV and related health issues around the world through the Red Hot Organization, a 501(c)3. This is the 20th album of original music produced by Red Hot to further its mission. Day of the Dead is the follow up to 2009’s Dark Was The Night (4AD), a 32-track, multi-artist compilation also produced by Aaron and Bryce for Red Hot. Dark Was The Night has raised over $1.5 million for the organizations fighting AIDS to date.

SONGS:

Disc 1:

1. The War on Drugs - Touch of Grey
2. Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis & Friends - Sugaree
3. Jim James & Friends - Candyman
4. The Lone Bellow & Friends - Dire Wolf
5. Courtney Barnett - New Speedway Boogie
6. Mumford & Sons - Friend of the Devil
7. Bruce Hornsby and DeYarmond Edison - Black Muddy River
8. The National - Morning Dew
9. Anohni and yMusic - Black Peter
10. Ed Droste, Binki Shapiro & Friends - Loser
11. Perfume Genius, Sharon Van Etten & Friends - To Lay Me Down

Disc 2:

1. Kurt Vile and the Violators (featuring J Mascis) - Box of Rain
2. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & Friends - Rubin and Cherise
3. The Lone Bellow & Friends - Me and My Uncle
4. Moses Sumney, Jenny Lewis & Friends - Cassidy
5. Lucius - Uncle John’s Band
6. Lee Ranaldo, Lisa Hannigan & Friends - Mountains of the Moon
7. Cass McCombs, Joe Russo & Friends - Dark Star
8. Nightfall of Diamonds - Nightfall of Diamonds
9. Tim Hecker - Transitive Refraction Axis for John Oswald
10. Tunde Adebimpe, Lee Ranaldo & Friends - Playing in the Band
Richard Reed Parry with Caroline Shaw and Little Scream (featuring Garth Hudson) - Brokedown Palace

Disc 3:

1. The National - Peggy-O
2. Bryce Dessner - Garcia Counterpoint
3. Daniel Rossen, Christopher Bear and The National (featuring Josh Kaufman, Conrad Doucette, So Percussion and Brooklyn Youth Chorus) - Terrapin Station (Suite)
4. Orchestra Baobab - Clementine Jam
5. Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
6. This Is the Kit - Jack-A-Roe
7. Bill Callahan - Easy Wind
8. Ira Kaplan & Friends - Wharf Rat
9. Lucinda Williams & Friends - Going Down The Road Feelin' Bad
10. Sam Amidon - And We Bid You Goodnight

Disc 4:

1. The Walkmen - Ripple
2. Marijuana Deathsquads - Truckin’
3. The Flaming Lips - Dark Star
4. Local Natives - Stella Blue
5. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Shakedown Street
6. Orchestra Baobab - Franklin’s Tower
7. Tal National - Eyes of the World
8. Bela Fleck - Help on the Way
9. The Rileys - Estimated Prophet
10. s t a r g a z e - What’s Become of the Baby
11. Vijay Iyer - King Solomon’s Marbles
12. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy - If I Had the World to Give

Disc 5:

1. Phosphorescent & Friends - Standing on the Moon
2. The Tallest Man on Earth & Friends - Ship of Fools
3. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & Friends - Bird Song
4. Hiss Golden Messenger - Brown-Eyed Women
5. Real Estate - Here Comes Sunshine
6. Charles Bradley and Menahan Street Band - Cumberland Blues
7. Man Forever, So Percussion and Oneida - Drums -> Space
8. Fucked Up - Cream Puff War
9. Mina Tindle & Friends - Rosemary
10. Daniel Rossen and Christopher Bear - High Time
11. Luluc with Xylouris White - Till the Morning Comes
12. Winston Marshall, Kodiak Blue and Shura - Althea
13. Angel Olsen - Attics of My Life
14. Wilco with Bob Weir - St. Stephen (live)
15. The National with Bob Weir - I Know You Rider (live)

 

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