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Free music to support climate change legislation

Music festivals are like buffets: A chance to try everything and you feel kind of dirty when it’s done.
Image: Jim James of My Morning Jacket rocks out in space boots.

With a younger and more progressive leaning audience, most music festivals strive to lessen the C02 footprint. No easy task when you consider the insurmountable waste - not every recyclable is recycled, porta pottys, etc.- and travel which is like a medieval gypsy pilgrimage. Bonnaroo - the annual festival responsible for striking a balance between indie-rock and jamnation with legendary performances - is no different but now they’re offering something completey different: A climate change compilation. Songs by My Morning Jacket, Wilco, and more are captured for The Best of Bonnaroo a download offered by Bonnaroo, voter registration organization Head Count, and environmental group the NRDC Action Fund to help pass upcoming climate legislation in the U.S. Senate.

Tracklist after the jump and you can fill out information to download the live album here.



Best of Bonnaroo:

01 Wilco: "Bull Black Nova"
02 Pearl Jam: "Animal"
03 Jack Johnson: "Inaudible Melodies"
04 Dave Matthews Band: "Rapunzel"
05 Death Cab for Cutie: "Cath..."
06 Ani DiFranco: "Fuel"
07 Phish: "Kill Devil Falls"
08 Gov't Mule: "Banks of the Deep End"
09 O.A.R.: "Delicate Few"
10 moe.: "Not Coming Down"
11 Raphael Saadiq: "100 Yard Dash"
12 Bob Weir & RatDog: "Throwing Stones"
13 The Disco Biscuits: "And the Ladies Were the Rest of the Night"
14 The Decemberists: "The Wanting Comes in Waves/Repaid"
15 My Morning Jacket: "Oh! Sweet Nuthin'" (Velvet Underground cover)
16 Guster: "Happier"
17 Phil Lesh and Friends: "Box of Rain"

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