Wednesday 5 October 2011

Cool For School - For the benefit of The Lunchbox Fund

Gift Horse Project and Manimal Vinyl Records are pleased to present Cool for School - for the benefit of The Lunchbox Fund.

The album curated by Gift Horse Project founder, activist and papercranes' front woman, Rain Phoenix, brings together an eclectic group of pivotal artists covering "school themed" songs.

All of the profits go to The Lunchbox Fund charity. Founded by Topaz Page-Green in 2005, The Lunchbox Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a daily meal for disadvantaged and at-risk students in South African township high schools. Artwork by Gift Horse Project co-founder A.J. Mason.

Check out Bright Eyes covering the White Stripes on Pitchfork

Track listing:
1. BRIGHT EYES (feat. First Aid Kit) 'We're Going to Be Friends' (White Stripes)
2. LUKE RATHBORNE 'I Hate My School' (Redd Kross)
3. ALBERT HAMMOND JR. 'Thirteen' (Big Star)
4. JENNY O. 'Happiest Days/Another Brick in the Wall part 2' (Pink Floyd)
5. JOSEPH ARTHUR 'Keep On Rockin' in the Free World' (Neil Young)
6. ANGELA McCLUSKEY w/ KRAIG JOHNSON 'We Rule the School' (Belle & Sebastian)
7. RAIN PHOENIX & JONATHAN WILSON 'Coat of Many Colors' (Dolly Parton)
8. CRAIG WEDREN + PINK APE 'Headmasters Ritual' (The Smiths)
9. FENCES 'School' (Nirvana)
10. GABE SAPORTA (COBRA STARSHIP) & LOUIS EPSTEIN (JUMP INTO THE GOSPEL) 'The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades' (Timbuk 3)

The digital only album will be available on all online music stores on 11th October via Manimal Vinyl Records

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