Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Cairo Gang release benefit single
Monday, January 24, 2011
– Island Brothers / New Wonder
is the new single from Bonnie 'Prince' Billy and the Cairo Gang.
The plan is for "as much of the profits as possible" from the sales of this single to be given to a Louisville-based organization Edge Outreach, according to a Drag City Records publicist. Edge Outreach is a Christian-based group, which put their energy towards providing grassroots water-purification systems that can be maintained by local populations. Money raised will go towards efforts in Haiti.
For this single, the songs were performed by Bonnie 'Prince' Billy and The Cairo Gang with Ben Boye, Van Campbell, Danny Kiely and Angel Olsen, who toured the U.S. in the latter half of 2010 with Bonny & Cairo. Special guest Rob Mazurek solos on Island Brothers, which features stacked harmonies from Bonny, Cairo and Angel.
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