Posted in music on January 9, 2014

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The goal of the Everything is New project is to empower the children of Light of Love Children's Home, many of whom have been rescued from bonded labour, child prostitution, homelessness and abject poverty. The project creates the opportunity for the children to 'star' in the cultural forms they themselves consider most meaningful - popular music and cinema.
The Everything is New project has resulted in two albums, both of which are out January 20: Sun Choir, which was composed and recorded by Scottish art-pop band Marram with the kids of Southeast India's Light of Love Children's Home and features guest appearances from Jarvis Cocker, Owen Pallett, Irvine Welsh and more; and BOATS where artists such as Four Tet, Rustie, Dan Deacon, YACHT, Bear in Heaven, Deerhoof's Greg Saunier, Max Tundra, Gang Gang Dance and more took samples of the children and built songs around them.

Proceeds from the project go to the charity Scottish Love in Action which feeds, clothes, houses, educates and provides medical care for over 500 children through the Light of Love Home and School. You can stream Rustie, YACHT, Jarvis Cocker and Four Tet's tracks below.

There's also a 70-minute feature film that's included with physical copies of the Sun Choir album. You can watch a short and a not so short making of videos below...

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The Everything Is New Project - Trailer

The EVERYTHING IS NEW PROJECT Documentary

Marram (feat. Jarvis Cocker and Margaret Bennett) - Falling From The Sun

YACHT - Icarus Complex

Rustie - Boatsss

Four Tet - Gillie Amma, I Love You

BOATS tracklist
Disc 1:
01. Rustie - Boatsss
02. Max Tundra - You, The Living
03. doseone - Weight in Song
04. White Hinterland - Like a Dove
05. Taken By Trees - In Love This Time
06. Capybara - Angelo
07. Ramona Falls - On the Line
08. Son Lux - My Father's Children
09. Matthewdavid - Music Will Change the World
10. The Ruby Suns - You Can Talk
11. No Age - Birds Song
12. Deerhoof - Play the Hand
13. Califone - Those Mountains Are God's Teeth
14. Four Tet - Gillie Amma, I Love You

Disc 2:
01. Dan Deacon - Glace Voices
02. Lucky Dragons - Between Suns
03. High Places - Future's Just Ahead
04. Keepaway - You're Silk
05. YACHT - Icarus Complex
06. El Guincho - Botes
07. Sun Airway - Blue City / Sun City
08. rRoxymore - Ask Iru
09. A Sunny Day in Glasgow - Hey Tiger!
10. Bear in Heaven - The Green
11. Slanter - Sarsaparilla
12. Gang Gang Dance - Upside Dawn
13. Julian Lynch - Naava
14. Physical Forms - Sound Lie
15. Marram - Transgressor (feat. Jamie Stewart)

Sun Choir Tracklist:
01. Icarus Hope Choir
02. Amma
03. What If We (feat. Jarvis Cocker)
04. We Fly a Kite (feat. Margaret Bennett)
05. With Us Instead (feat. Owen Pallett)
06. Valuables (Intro)
07. Valuables (feat. doseone and Irvine Welsh)
08 The Butterfly, the Moon (feat. White Hinterland)
09. Seed I (Root, Shoot)
10. Seed II (Flare)
11. Falling From the Sun (feat. Jarvis Cocker and Margaret Bennett)

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Comments (1)

This video is everything! I know how hard can life be because I myself have experienced it. Thanks for sharing this.

Posted by Feed the Children | January 9, 2014 7:58 PM

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