Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder, Crowded House’s Neil Finn to Appear on Hunters & Collectors Tribute Set

2013-08-11

Story by Anne Erickson

The upcoming Hunters & Collectors tribute album will feature rockers covering songs from the famed Australian group

Several notable rockers are set to contribute songs to an upcoming album paying tribute to Hunters & Collectors. Namely, Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder, Crowded House frontman Neil Finn and Birds of Tokyo are among the artists helping out with the collection.

“Crucible: The Songs of Hunters & Collectors” will feature 15 songs and various musicians putting their personal spins on songs by the popular Australian rock group. Vedder and Finn cover the band’s song “Throw Your Arms Around Me” for the set, while Birds of Tokyo perform their rendition of “Talking to a Stranger.” View the full track listing below.

Look for “Crucible: The Songs of Hunters & Collectors” to arrive on Sept. 27 via Liberation Music, which is part of a division of Michael Gudinski’s Mushroom Group.

“I, along with the cream of great musicians from all around this country and beyond, have been given a wonderful opportunity to come together and pay our respects,” Gudinski said in an official statement. “And what an utterly amazing legacy it is, revisited and reinterpreted by their admirers more than 30 years from where it began and for the generations of music fans that will follow.”

‘Crucible: The Songs of Hunters & Collectors’ Track Listing:

“Talking to a Stranger” — Birds of Tokyo
“Throw Your Arms Around Me” — Eddie Vedder & Neil Finn
“This Morning” — Matt Corby & Missy Higgins
“The Slab (Betty’s Worry)” — Oh Mercy
“Hear No Evil” — Alpine
“Say Goodbye” — The Living End
“True Tears of Joy” Paul Kelly & Emma Donovan (featuring Jimblah)
“Holy Grail” — The Rubens
“Blind Eye” — Husky
“When the River Runs Dry” — Something for Kate
“Alligator Engine” — The Panics
“Dog” — Abbe May
“Do You See What I See?” — British India
“Still Hanging ‘Round” — Cloud Control
“Stalking to a Stranger (Planets Collide Remix)” — The Avalanches




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