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War Child: Heroes vs. Dark Was The Night (get both now!)

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War Child: Heroes‘ is an unprecedented collaboration between music’s most heralded legends and the finest current artists.

We asked 15 ultimate icons to select a favourite song from their classic back catalogue and to nominate the new act they most trust to create a unique interpretation of that hand-picked track.

This album is the result: 15 exclusive and breath-taking cover versions.

Beck (Bob Dylan – “Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat”)
The Kooks (The Kinks – “Victoria”)
The Hold Steady (Bruce Springsteen – “Atlantic City”)
Hot Chip (Joy Division – “Transmission”)
Lily Allen feat. Mick Jones (The Clash – “Straight To Hell”)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs (The Ramones – “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker”)
Franz Ferdinand (Blondie – “Call Me”)
Duffy (Paul McCartney – “Live And Let Die”)
Estelle (Stevie Wonder – “Superstition”)
Rufus Wainwright (Brian Wilson -” Wonderful & Song For Children”)
Scissor Sisters (Roxy Music – “Do The Strand”)
Peaches (Iggy Pop – “Search And Destroy”)
Adam Cohen (Leonard Cohen – “Take This Waltz”)
Elbow (U2 – “Running To Stand Still”)
The Like (Elvis Costello – “You Belong To Me”)
TV On The Radio (David Bowie – “Heroes”)

Though not out until February 24th here in the United States, “War Child: Heroes” was released in the UK on Monday (and it comes out March 3rd in Canada).

Dark Was The Night” on the other hand, is out now everywhere. Full tracklist HERE. Rumor of an upcoming show at Radio City Music Hall HERE.

Listen to Lily Allen and Mick Jones cover the Clash, and other videos, below…

Lily Allen feat. Mick Jones (The Clash – “Straight To Hell”)

War Child. Heroes Vol. 1 – Trailer

Rufus Wainwright – War Child:Heroes

War Child Hero: Brian Wilson

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