Thursday, June 02, 2005

Indie Rockers Cover Each Other

Shins, Decemberists Highlight Believer Mix CD
by Staff | 06.02.2005

Dave Eggers, who is best known for his hilarious memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius as well as his work with the literary magazine McSweeney’s, has put together a mix CD for his magazine The Believer. This compilation, no doubt, will fulfill every indie kid’s twisted fantasies. Included for free with the June issue, the disc will be made up entirely of covers, including those from The Shins, Mount Eerie, and The Decemberists.

The tracklist is as follows:

1. The Decemberists - "Bridges & Balloons" by Joanna Newsom
2. Spoon - "Decora" by Yo La Tengo
3. The Constantines - "Why I Didn't Like August '93" by Elevator
4. CocoRosie - "Ohio" by Damien Jurado
5. The Mountain Goats - "Pet Politics" by Silver
6. San Serac - "Late Blues" by Ida
7. The Shins - "We Will Become Silhouettes" by The Postal Service
8. Josephine Foster - "The Golden Window" by the Cherry Blossoms
9. Cynthia G. Mason - "Surprise, AZ" by Richard Buckner
10. Jim Guthrie - "Nighttime/Anytime (It's Alright)" by The Constantines
11. Espers - "Firefly Refrain" by Fursaxa
12. Two Gallants - "Anna's Sweater" by Blear
13. Vetiver - "Be Kind to Me" by Michael Hurley
14. Ida - "My Fair, My Dark" by David Schickele
15. Mount Eerie - "Waterfalls" by Thanksgiving
16. Devendra Banhart - "Fistful of Love" by Antony & the Johnsons
17. Wolf Parade - "Claxxon's Lament" by Frog Eyes


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