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- Posted on Nov 13th 2009 12:07PM by Stephen Dowling
The album features covers of some of Knox's material from a three-decade-long career in music. Artists involved include Neil Finn, the Clean, Jay Reatard, A.C. Newman, the Verlaines, Lambchop and Lou Barlow.
Knox's continuing recovery has been updated on a blog written by his friend Roy. No precise details have been given about Knox's development after the stroke – which affected both his mobility and speech -- but the blog has spoken of continued improvements.
The CD tracklisting is as follows:
CD1 (Yellow Disc)
Jay Reatard -- 'Pull Down the Shades'
The Checks -- 'Rebel'
The Bleeding Allstars -- 'Ain't It Nice'
Peter Gutteridge -- 'Don't Catch Fire'
The Chills -- 'Luck or Loveliness'
David Kilgour -- 'Nothing's Going to Happen'
The Crying Wolfs -- 'All My Hollowness to You'
Stephin Merritt -- 'Beauty'
Portastatic -- 'Nostalgia's No Excuse'
The Mint Chicks -- 'Crush'
Jay & Sam Clarkson -- 'I've Left Memories Behind'
Sky Green Leopards -- 'Burning Blue'
Shayne Carter -- 'The Slide'
Pumice -- 'Grand Mal'
Hamish Kilgour -- 'Knoxed Out'
CD2 (Black Disc)
Boh Runga -- 'Not Given Lightly'
Red&Zeke ft. Bill Doss and Neil Cleary -- 'Bodies'
Bill Callahan -- 'Lapse'
Genghis Smith -- 'Growth Spurt'
Yo La Tengo -- 'Coloured'
A.C. Newman -- 'Dunno Much About Life But I Know How to Breathe'
Alec Bathgate -- 'Glide'
Don McGlashan -- 'Inside Story
Lambchop -- 'What Goes Up'
The Mountain Goats -- 'Brave'
The Tokey Tones (and Friends) -- 'Round These Walls'
The Bats -- 'Just Do It'
Will Oldham -- 'My Only Friend'
The Finn Family -- 'It's Love'
Jordan Luck -- 'Becoming Something Other'
The Verlaines -- 'Driftwood'
Lou Barlow -- 'Song of the Tall Poppy'
The Nothing -- 'Napping in Lapland'
Tall Dwarfs -- 'Sunday Song'
A benefit gig is also taking place at Auckland's venue The King's Arms on Nov. 20, with Dimmer (featuring Shayne Carter), Don McGlashan, David Kilgour, The Bellbirds, & The Pyjama Party, featuring Neil Finn.