Occupy This Album features Mogwai, Yo La Tengo, Thee Oh Sees, and more
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Music for Occupy has revealed more details regarding their Occupy Wall Street benefit album. Available May 15th (14 days after the official day of worldwide “re-occupation”) on Razor & Tie, Occupy This Album features both previously released and new tracks from the likes of Yoko Ono, Ani DiFranco, Thievery Corporation, Mowai, Tom Morello, Ya La Tengo, Debbie Harry, Willie Nelson, David Crosby & Graham Nash, Amanda Palmer, Thee Oh Sees, New Party Systems (members of TV on the Radio, Liturgy, the Notekillers), and even documentarian Michael Moore c0vering Bob Dylan.
A four-CD physical release will collect 78 songs, while those who opt for the digital version will get 99 plus one “hidden” track. Proceeds from both versions will support the Occupy Wall Street movement. In a press release, the record’s Executive Producer, Music for Occupy’s Jason Samel, stated, “This album is the voice of the 100 percent. It is unified and all-encompassing just as we would like our world to beco