(Ǎhk-to͝ong Bāy-Bi) Covered, The Achtung Baby Covers Album featuring Gavin Friday doing U2’s The Fly is now available for download worldwide* on iTunes. All proceeds will benefit Concern Worldwide’s work in famine-stricken areas of East Africa.
The album was was conceived for Q Magazine to mark their 25th Anniversary issue and coincides with the 20th Anniversary re-release of U2’s Achtung Baby. Other artists on the album include Nine Inch Nails, Patti Smith, Depeche Mode, Garbage and more.
With the support of iTunes, the Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) and all of the participating artists, managers & labels, all proceeds from the sale of (Ǎhk-to͝ong Bāy-Bi) Covered, will support Concern’s response to the East Africa crisis, where thousands of children have already died of hunger or related diseases and over 10 million people remain at risk.
The full track listing of (Ǎhk-to͝ong Bāy-Bi) Covered is:
Nine Inch Nails – Zoo Station
U2 (Jacques Lu Cont Mix) – Even Better Than The Real Thing
Damien Rice – One
Patti Smith – Until The End Of The World
Garbage – Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
Depeche Mode – So Cruel
Snow Patrol – Mysterious Ways
The Fray – Trying To Throw Your Arms Around The World
Gavin Friday – The Fly
The Killers – Ultraviolet (Light My Way)
Glasvegas – Acrobat
Jack White – Love Is Blindness
* UK fans will have to wait until November 28th for the album to become available on iTunes, but they can pick up a physical copy with this month’s issue of Q Magazine.
The following territories do not participate in iTunes charitable sales due to local restrictions:
Finland, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Poland, Malta, Hungary, Estonia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Slovakia.