All-Ages David Bowie Tribute Album ‘Let All the Children Boogie’ Features New Covers from Ted Leo, Rhett Miller, and More
David Bowie gets his family-friendly due this Friday (Nov. 18) courtesy of a tribute album featuring 20 new covers from a diverse array of artists — all of whom have united to support the It Gets Better Project.
Let All The Children Boogie: A Tribute To David Bowie, scheduled to arrive in stores Nov. 18, includes recordings of Bowie classics from a number of kindie stars — such as Dean Jones, Justin Roberts, and Elizabeth Mitchell — as well as recording artists not typically associated with the all-ages scene, such as Ted Leo and Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller.
The album marks the latest release from Spare the Rock Records, a label whose previous various-artist releases have raised more than $115,000 for non-profit initiatives including the Haitian People's Support Project and Girls Inc. Lauding Bowie as an artist who "proved that there are no rules about who you should or could be in this world," the Let All the Children Boogie press release notes the It Get Better Project's "mission to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them" — in other words, its work toward "a world where all the children can boogie freely."
Let All The Children Boogie: A Tribute To David Bowie is available to pre-order now. Check out the complete track listing below.
Let All The Children Boogie: A Tribute To David Bowie
The Honeydogs and Chastity Brown, "Oh! You Pretty Things"
Walter Martin, "Breaking Glass"
Sonia de los Santos and Elena Moon Park, "The Man Who Sold the World"
Rachel Loshak with the New Standards, "Starman"
Lloyd Miller and Dean Jones, "V-2 Schneider"
Sally Timms and Jon Langford, "The Prettiest Star"
Molly Ledford, "Sound and Vision"
Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players, "Kooks"
Antibalas, "Let's Dance"
Gustafer Yellowgold and the Pop Ups, "Space Oddity"
Ted Leo, "Heroes"
Storey Littleton with Marco Benevento, "Life on Mars?"
Gina Chavez, "Modern Love"
Red Yarn, "Magic Dance"
Nakia and the Barton Hills Choir, "Golden Years"
Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower featuring Simi Stone, "Changes"
Uncle Rock and Tracy Bonham, "Lady Stardust"
Colin Brooks, "I'll Follow You"
Rhett Miller, "Ziggy Stardust"
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