David Bowie Tribute Featuring Carla Bruni, Vivian Girls, John Frusciante Gets Release Date and Title; MGMT Still Rumoured to Be Attached

BY Josiah HughesPublished Apr 5, 2010

Once again, we're hearing new rumbling about that long-rumoured tribute to David Bowie. We first got wind of the star-studded comp back in January, and now we know that it's been given the title Repetition - A Tribute to David Bowie, and is slated for release this fall.

As Consequence of Sound points out, the tribute disc is due in stores on September 6 via Manimal Vinyl. It will be available as a double LP, double CD or download set with bonus tracks.

And while a September release date may seem a long ways off, it may be worth the wait. The compilation is said to include contributions from artists as diverse as Duran Duran, Devendra Banhart's Megapuss, Warpaint, Xiu Xiu, Carla Bruni, Vivian Girls, Rainbow Arabia, Swahili Blonde with John Frusciante, and Lewis & Clarke, among others.

Initial reports that MGMT were on the compilation were denied by the band in an email to Exclaim!. Nonetheless, they still appear on a tracklisting recently posted on Duran Duran's website.

All proceeds from the compilation will be donated to War Child UK. The set can be pre-ordered here.

Repetition - A Tribute to David Bowie:

Disc 1:

1. Exitmusic "Space Oddity"

2. Duran Duran "Boys Keep Swinging"

3. Megapuss "Sound + Vision"

4. Warpaint "Ashes to Ashes"

5. Charlift "Always Crashing in the Same Car"

6. A Place to Bury Strangers "Suffragette City"

7. All Leather "Fame"
8. We Are The World "Afraid of Americans"

9. Carla Bruni "Absolute Beginners"

10. VOICEsVOICEs "Heroes"

11. Corridor "Be My Wife"

12. Vivian Girls "John, I'm Only Dancing"

13. Lights "World Falls Down"

14. Keren Ann "Life on Mars"

15. Genuflex "Soul Love"

16. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes "Memory of a Free Festival"

Disc 2:

1. MGMT "TVC 15″

2. Aska & Bobby Evans featuring Moon & Moon "African Night Flight"

3. Tearist "Repetition"

4. The Polyamorous Affair "Theme From Cat People"

5. Halloween Swim Team "Look Back in Anger"

6. Jessica 6 "I'm Deranged"

7. Rainbow Arabia "Quicksand"

8. Swahili Blonde featuring John Frusciante "Red Money"

9. Aquaserge "The Superman"

10. Sister Crayon "The Bewlay Brothers"

11. Lewis & Clarke "Changes"

12. Mechanical Bride "Sound + Vision"

13. Zaza "It Ain't Easy"

14. Ariana Delawari "Ziggy Stardust"

15. Mick Karn "Ashes to Ashes"

16. Xu Xu Fang "China Girl"

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