WAR CHILD Presents HEROES is an awesome album that benefits children affected by war. Apparently 66% of all people killed by war are children. It is an astounding figure and I had no idea until I received an advanced copy of the record, the liner notes had that little fact. If you have some spare change kicking around in those pockets consider picking up a copy of the album at your local record store or purchasing it on I-tunes. A group of heritage artists dedicated their songs to the compilation (Bob Dylan, The Ramones, The Kinks, Bruce Springsteen, The Clash, David Bowie and more!) and then chose newer acts to cover their songs (The Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, TV On The Radio, Lilly Allen, Peaches, The Kooks and more). Check out a video of one of my favorite covers on the album below.
This album comes out February 24th and the good people at Astralwerks are putting it out! Enter to win a limited edition boxed set here.