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Indie artists get together to end Malaria

Peter Bjorn and John
Indie Rocks! A Benefit Album For Malaria No More is coming. As the title suggests, it's a benefit album to help Malaria No More, an organization dedicated to ending Malaria in Africa. It's a noble cause, but the obvious criticism is (of course) whether benefit albums actually work or not. At the very least, we're proud to announce the organization's existence on this site to hopefully spread awareness of the good that the group is doing. More blogs and other media are probably doing the same, so the album really does it's job simply by getting the word out.

I'm not sure if all the artists featured on the disc are all technically "indie," but check it out the tracklisting after the jump. The digital-only release will launch on Amie Street with a four week exclusivity period starting on November 17, 2009. The album will then be available to all participating digital service providers (I'm guessing that means iTunes, Amazon, and so on).

Indie Rocks! Malaria No More tracklisting:
1.) Peter Bjorn & John - Summer Breeze
2.) Juliette Lewis - Fantasy Bar, from Terra Incognita
3.) Jeff The Brotherhood - Bone Jam, from Heavy Days
4.) The Grates - Two Kinds Of Right from Teeth Lost, Hearts Won
5.) Third Eye Blind - Bonfire (Live in NYC)
6.) Dirty Little Rabbits- Hello, from Simon
7.) Wild Light - Adult Nights, from Adult Nights
8.) The Walkmen - Four Provinces, from You & Me
9.) State Radio - Let It Go, from Calling All Crows
10.) Those Darlins - Wild One, from Those Darlins
11.) Great Lake Swimmers - Pulling On A Line, from Lost Channels
12.) Kate Miller Heidke - Politics in Space, from EP Kate Miller-Heidke
13.) Yonder Mountain String Band - Fingerprint, from The Show
14.) Youssou N’Dour - Fight Malaria

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