The National’s 59-Track Grateful Dead Tribute Now Has A Full Listing And Release Date

first_imgAfter much anticipation and years of work, the massive tribute to the Grateful Dead organized by The National’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner has finally been officially announced. Titled Day Of The Dead, the 59-track playlist features over 60 guests, and is split into three parts: “Thunder,” “Lightning,” and “Sunshine.”The album is full of an incredible listing of special guests, including The War On Drugs, Jim James, Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis, Courtne Barnett, Wilco, The Lone Bellow, Bruce Hornsby, Charles Bradley, Local Natives, Kurt Vile, The Flaming Lips, Lucinda Williams, Mumford & Sons, Joe Russo, Lucius, Perfume Genius, Stephen Malkmus, Bela Fleck, Tallest Man On Earth, Richard Reed Parry, and more! Bob Weir makes a handful of appearances throughout, including collaborations with Wilco and The National.The official release date is May 20th, to appear digitally, as a five-CD set, and as a limited edition vinyl set. The album will also benefit the Red Hot Organization, which fights against AIDS/HIV.You can see the album artwork above, and the full tracklisting below. We can’t wait to hear more!Day of the Dead Tracklist:“Thunder” (Volume One)Touch of Grey (The War on Drugs)Sugaree (Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis & Friends)Candyman (Jim James & Friends)Cassidy (Moses Sumney, Jenny Lewis & Friends)Black Muddy River (Bruce Hornsby and DeYarmond Edison feat. Justin Vernon and Megafaun)Loser (Ed Droste, Binki Shapiro & Friends)Peggy-O (The National)Box of Rain (Kurt Vile and the Violators feat. J Mascis)Rubin and Cherise (Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Friends)To Lay Me Down (Perfume Genius, Sharon Van Etten & Friends)New Speedway Boogie (Courtney Barnett)Friend of the Devil (Mumford & Sons)Uncle John’s Band (Lucius)Me and My Uncle (The Lone Bellow & Friends)Mountains of the Moon (Lee Ranaldo, Lisa Hannigan & Friends)Black Peter (Anohni and yMusic)Garcia Counterpoint (Bryce Dessner)Terrapin Station (Suite) (Daniel Rossen, Christopher Bear, The National feat. Josh Kaufman, Conrad Doucette, So Percussion and Brooklyn Youth Chorus)Attics of My Life (Angel Olsen)St. Stephen (live) (Wilco feat. Bob Weir)“Lightning” (Volume Two)If I Had the World to Give (Bonnie “Prince” Billy)Standing on the Moon (Phosphorescent & Friends)Cumberland Blues (Charles Bradley and Menahan Street Band)Ship of Fools (Tallest Man on Earth & Friends)Bird Song (Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Friends)Morning Dew (The National)Truckin’ (Marijuana Deathsquads)Dark Star (Cass McCombs, Joe Russo & Friends)Nightfall of Diamonds (Nightfall of Diamonds)Transitive Refraction Axis for John Oswald (Tim Hecker)Going Down the Road Feelin’ Bad (Lucinda Williams & Friends)Playing in the Band (Tunde Adebimpe, Lee Ranaldo & Friends)Stella Blue (Local Natives)Eyes of the World (Tal National)Help On the Way (Bela Fleck)Franklin’s Tower (Orchestra Baobob)Till the Morning Comes (Luluc with Xylouris White)Ripple (The Walkmen)Brokedown Palace (Richard Reed Parry with Caroline Shaw and Little Scream feat. Garth Hudson)“Sunshine” (Volume Three)Here Comes Sunshine (Real Estate)Shakedown Street (Unknown Mortal Orchestra)Brown-Eyed Women (Hiss Golden Messenger)Jack-A-Roe (This is the Kit)High Time (Daniel Rossen and Christopher Bear)Dire Wolf (The Lone Bellow & Friends)Althea (Winston Marshall, Kodiak Blue and Shura)Clementine Jam (Orchestra Baobob)China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider (Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks)Easy Wind (Bill Callahan)Wharf Rat (Ira Kaplan & Friends)Estimated Prophet (The Rileys)Drums > Space (Man Forever, So Percussion and Oneida)Cream Puff War (Fucked Up)Dark Star (The Flaming Lips)What’s Become of the Baby (s t a r g a z e)King Solomon’s Marbles (Vijay Iyer)Rosemary (Mina Tindle & Friends)And We Bid You Goodnight (Sam Amidon)I Know You Rider (live) (The National with Bob Weir)last_img

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