Tuesday, October 4, 2011

AUDIO: Bright Eyes covers The White Stripes

The White Stripes get covered on a new benefit album.

Nebraska band Bright Eyes team up with Swedish girl duo First Aid Kit for an electronic-based take on the Stripes’ “We’re Going To Be Friends.”

The song s a part of a new benefit album called “Cool for School: For the Benefit of the Lunchbox Fund,” which features a group of artists covering school-themed songs.

All proceeds from the sale of the album will go to The Lunch Box Fund charity, which provides nutritional programs to schools in Africa.

Cool for School: For the Benefit of the Lunchbox Fund

01. Bright Eyes (feat. First Aid Kit)“We’re Gonna Be Friends” (White Stripes)
02. Jenny O.“The Happiest Days of our Lives/Another Brick in the Wall” (Pink Floyd)
03. Gabe Saporta (Cobra Starship) & Louis Epsterin (Jump Into The Gospel)“Futures So Bright” (Timbuk 3)
04. Albert Hammond Jr. (The Strokes) “Thirteen” (Big Star)
05. Alexander (Edward Sharpe)“Teacher/Student”
06. Joseph Arthur“Rockin’ In The Free World” (Neil Young)
07. Luke Rathborne“I Hate My School” (Redd Kross)
08. Fences “School” (Nirvana)
09. Angela McCluskey“We Rule The School” (Belle & Sebastian)
10. Rain Phoenix & Jonathan Wilson “Coat of Many Colors” (Dolly Parton)
11. Craig Werden + Pink Ape (Shudder to Think)“Headmaster’s Ritual” (The Smiths)

The White Stripes

Bright Eyes feat. First Aid Kit – We’re Going To Be Friends (2011)

The White Stripes – We’re Going To Be Friends
Live – Sydney, AU

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