Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Do They Know It's Hallowe'en?

The North American Hallowe'en Prevention Initiative is the world's foremost Seasonal Supergroup. NAHPI's membership includes:

* Win Butler & RĂ©gine Chassagne of Arcade Fire
* Beck
* Buck 65
* David Cross
* Liane Balaban of Dessert
* Devendra Banhart (with Noah Georgeson, Jona Bechtolt & Luckey Remington)
* Elvira
* Feist
* Gino Washington
* Syd Butler of Les Savy Fav
* J'aime Tambeur and Nick Diamonds of Islands
* Malcolm McLaren
* Nardwuar the Human Serviette
* Peaches
* Dntel
* Jenny Lewis & Blake Sennett of Rilo Kiley
* Roky Erickson
* Chris Murphy of Sloan
* Asya & Chloe of Smoosh
* Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth
* Russell Mael of Sparks
* Subtitle
* Steve Jocz of Sum 41
* Tagaq
* Anna Waronker of That Dog
* Dan Boeckner & Spencer Krug of Wolf Parade
* Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Too bad they only ever produced one song. 'Do They Know It's Hallowe'en?', written by Nick Diamonds of Islands and his friend Adam Gollner, was released in October 2005 and all proceeds were donated to UNICEF. The entire story behind the song can be found here.

- a.m.p.m.

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