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Stroke: Songs For Chris Knox


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Disc 1:
  # Track Name Artist MP3 Sample
  1   Pull Down The Shades Jay Reatard MP3 sample
  2   Rebel The Checks MP3 sample
  3   Ain't It Nice The Bleeding Allstars MP3 sample
  4   Don't Catch Fire Peter Gutteridge MP3 sample
  5   Luck Or Loveliness The Chills MP3 sample
  6   Nothing's Going To Happen David Kilgour MP3 sample
  7   All My Hollowness To You The Crying Wolfs MP3 sample
  8   Beauty Stephen Merrit MP3 sample
  9   Nostalgia's No Excuse Portastatic MP3 sample
  10   Crush The Mint Chicks MP3 sample
  11   I've Left Memories Behind Jay & Sam Clarkson MP3 sample
  12   Burning Blue Sky Green Leopards MP3 sample
  13   The Slide Shayne Carter MP3 sample
  14   Grand Mal Pumice MP3 sample
  15   Knoxed Out (Bonus Track) Hamish Kilgour MP3 sample
Disc 2:
  # Track Name Artist MP3 Sample
  1   Not Given Lightly Boh Runga MP3 sample
  2   Bodies Red & Zeke feat. Bill Doss & Neil Cleary MP3 sample
  3   Lapse Bill Callaghan MP3 sample
  4   Growth Spurt Genghis Smith MP3 sample
  5   Coloured Yo La Tengo MP3 sample
  6   Dunno Much About Life But I Know How To Breathe AC Newman MP3 sample
  7   Glide Alec Bathgate MP3 sample
  8   Inside Story Don McGlashan MP3 sample
  9   The Outer Skin Sean Donnelly MP3 sample
  10   What Goes Up Lambchop MP3 sample
  11   Brave The Mountain Goats MP3 sample
  12   Round These Walls The Tokey Tones & Friends MP3 sample
  13   Just Do It The Bats MP3 sample
  14   My Only Friend Will Oldham MP3 sample
  15   It's Love The Finn Family MP3 sample
  16   Becoming Something Other Jordan Luck MP3 sample
  17   Driftwood The Verlaines MP3 sample
  18   Song Of The Tall Poppy Lou Barlow MP3 sample
  19   Napping In Lapland (Bonus Track) The Nothing MP3 sample
  20   Sunday Song (Bonus Track) The Tall Dwarfs MP3 sample


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A tribute/benefit album for iconic NZ musician Chris Knox, who suffered a major stroke earlier this year.
From his early work with The Enemy, Toy Love & his partnership with Alec Bathgate in Tall Dwarfs to his legendary solo work and new group The Nothing, Chris Knox is recognised as one of the leading lights of indie music and became a figurehead for the famed Flying Nun label.
Chris' music has touched many around the world, with artists from Stephen Malkmus (Pavement) to Bonnie 'Prince' Billy citing his music as influential.
Earlier this year, Chris suffered a severe stroke which has left him in a long-term rehab situation. 'Stroke: Songs For Chris Knox' is a tribute to the man and his music - from across his back catalogue - performed by friends, past bandmates and admirers of Chris.
Some of the biggest names in indie music in NZ and around the world have given their time and energies in an effort to help Chris and his family at this difficult time. Proceeds from the sales of 'Stroke' will go to Chris and his family.
'Stroke: Songs For Chris Knox' features songs of Chris Knox's performed by local artists such as Shayne Carter, David Kilgour, The Chills, The Mint Chicks, The Checks, Boh Runga, Don McGlashan, Sean (SJD) Donnelly, Jordan Luck, The Finn Family, The Bats, The Verlaines, The Nothing, Tall Dwarfs and many more; and international artists such as Will (Bonnie 'Prince' Billy) Oldham, Bill (Smog) Callahan, Lou (Sebadoh) Barlow, Yo La Tengo, AC Newman, Lambchop, The Mountain Goats, Jay Reatard, Portastatic and many more!

Product Details

Artist: Various Artists
Album: Stroke: Songs For Chris Knox
Cat #: amaj002
Date: 09/11/2009
Format: Audio CD
Discs: 2
Label: A Major
Usually Ships: 2 - 6 Days
Genres: Alt/Indie/Punk , New Zealand , NZ Compilations , Pop , Rock
Normally: $26.90
SmokeCDs Price: $22.90
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