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- Posted on Feb 6th 2010 6:49PM by Dan Reilly
Working on a commercial for mobile television service Flo TV, Will.i.am was tasked with remixing the Who's 'My Generation.' The song, which was approved by the Who, features guitar work by former Guns N' Roses axeman Slash and reworked lyrics discussing the devastating earthquake. After the ad airs during the game, fans can download the full track from Flo.tv, Amazon and the Who's official site for $1.29. All proceeds go to relief organization Oxfam America.
"We were in the middle of a remix for a Super Bowl ad of one of the great songs of our time -- 'My Generation' -- when this tragic earthquake hit Haiti," Will.i.am said in a statement. "I was moved to do something, and I immediately reached out to Pete Townshend and Flo TV. We decided to come together to create a full-length version of the track."
Check out a preview of the song below before it airs during the Super Bowl.