Body of War Soundtrack: Eddie Vedder, et al.

You can watch the video for the Eddie Vedder original song “No More” that is featured in the soundtrack Body of War: Songs That Inspired an Iraq War Veteran. The film itself is in some art house theaters now, and more to come.

Eddie talks about his reasons for becoming involved in the project here. Man, his solo stuff is excellent. But he’s just one of many artists; see the track list below.

Buy (and listen to clips from) the double album. It’s thematic, not musically cohesive. But that’s not an insurmountable hurdle and is to be expected from an anti-war album. In related news, check these 70 free downloadable protest songs.

The cover art for the album is by the once-again-newsworthy (for his sold-out trilogy of Obama posters: Progress, Hope, and Change) Obey/Andre the Giant artist Shepard Fairey.

Disc one:

1 Brendan James – Hero’s Song
2 Lupe Fiasco -American Terrorist
3 Michael Franti & Spearhead – Light Up Ya Lighter
4 Rage Against the Machine – Guerilla Radio
5 Public Enemy – Son of a Bush
6 Serj Tankian – Empty Walls
7 Bad Religion – Let Them Eat War
8 Against Me! – White People for Peace
9 Bouncing Souls – Letter From Iraq
10 Dilated Peoples – War
11 RX Bandits – Overcome (The Recapitulation)
12 No Use for a Name – Fields of Agony
13 Talib Kweli & Cornel West – Bushonomics
14 Immortal Technique – The 4th Branch
15 System of a Down – B.Y.O.B.
16 Eddie Vedder & Ben Harper – No More (live)

Disc two:

1 Bruce Springsteen – Devils & Dust
2 Pearl Jam – Masters of War (live)
3 Bright Eyes – When the President Talks to God
4 John Lennon – Gimme Some Truth
5 Neil Young – The Restless Consumer
6 The Nightwatchman – Battle Hymns
7 Kimya Dawson – Anthrax
8 Blow Up Hollywood – WMD
9 David Ford – State of the Union
10 Tori Amos – Yo George
11 Laura Cantrell – Love Vigilantes
12 Ben Harper – Black Rain
13 Roger Waters – To Kill the Child
14 Tom Waits – Day After Tomorrow

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