Dark Was The Night - A Red Hot Compilation :: w/ Tracklisting

Dark Was the Night

Dark Was The Night is an upcoming 4AD release that features numerous amazing artists benefitting Red Hot Organization, an international charity dedicated to raising funds and awareness for HIV and AIDS.  Red Hot was founded on the premise that even without a cure, AIDS remains a preventable disease, and music is a great vehicle to raise money and awareness for it.  Featuring production by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National, the compilation will be released on February 17th.  John Carlin, the founder of Red Hot Organization was the executive producer.  It will be available as a double cd/triple vinyl/download.  A list of their other CDs can be found here.

Since it's inception in 1989, Red Hot has donated nearly 7 million dollars for AIDS relief around the world.  More info on Red Hot Organization can be found here.

Dark Was The Night also has a Myspace that is streaming a new song everyday from the compilation through February 1st.

THIS DISC: 
  1. "Knotty Pine" - Dirty Projectors + David Byrne (mp3)
  2. "Cello Song" - The Books featuring Joses Gonzalez
  3. "Train Song" - Feist and Ben Gibbard
  4. "Brackett, WI" - Bon Iver
  5. "Deep Blue Sea" - Grizzly Bear
  6. "So Far Around The Bend" - The National
  7. "Tightrope" - Yeasayer
  8. "Feeling Good" - My Brightest Diamond
  9. "Dark Was The Night" - Kronos Quartet
  10. "I Was Young When I Left Home" - Antony with Bryce Dessner
  11. "Big Red Machine" - Justin Vernon + Aaron Dessner
  12. "Sleepless" - The Decemberists
  13. "Die" - Iron & Wine
  14. "Service Bell" - Grizzly Bear + Feist
  15. "You Are The Blood" - Sufjan Stevens

THAT DISC: 
  1. "Well-Alright" - Spoon
  2. "Lenin" - Arcade Fire
  3. "Mimizan" - Beirut
  4. "El Caporal" - My Morning Jacket
  5. "Inspiration Information" - Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
  6. "With A Girl Like You" - Dave Sitek
  7. "Blood Pt. 2" - Buck 65 Remix (featuring Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti)
  8. "Hey, Snow White" - The New Pornographers
  9. "Gentle Hour" - Yo La Tengo
  10. "Amazing Grace" - Cat Power
  11. "Happiness" - Riceboy Sleeps
  12. "Another Saturday" - Stuart Murdoch
  13. "The Giant Of Illinois" - Andrew Bird
  14. "Lua" - Conor Oberst with Gillian Welch
  15. "When The Road Runs Out" - Blonde Redhead & Devastations
  16. "Love Vs. Porn" - Kevin Drew
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4AD is also giving away its 2008 album sampler for free, no less.  It includes songs by TV on the Radio, Bon Iver, Department of Eagles, and others.  Download it here.