Thursday, January 7, 2010

no boundaries
















IT IS ALL about a benefit album for the Kosovo refugees that was released in the U.S. on Tuesday, June 15, 1999 from Epic Records called "No Boundaries". The album was released in the U.K. on Monday, June 14, 1999. (Thanks Ken Tough.) Tori is one of the artists on the album and the Tori track is "Merman". This beautiful song has never before been released on a CD
Here is the track listing for this album:
  1. "Last Kiss" - Pearl Jam (1998 Fan Club Christmas Single)
  2. "Baba" - Alanis Morissette (live)
  3. "Ghost Of Tom Joad" - Rage Against The Machine (CD single from "Rage Against The Machine" home video)
  4. "War Of Man" - Neil Young (live)
  5. "Freak On A Leash" - KoRn (Butch Vig Mix)
  6. "Psychoman" - Black Sabbath (Danny Saber remix)
  7. "Come Down" - Bush (acoustic version)
  8. "Leather Jacket" - Ben Folds Five (unreleased studio track)
  9. "Take Me Away" - Oasis (B-side of British "Supersonic" single)
  10. "Mary" - Sarah McLachlan (live)
  11. "Go" - Indigo Girls (live)
  12. "Used To Be Lucky" - Wallflowers (unreleased studio track)
  13. "Wolf In Sheep's Clothing" - Jamiroquai (B-side to British "Canned Heat" single)
  14. "Merman" - Tori Amos (unreleased studio track)
  15. Fourteen Black Paintings - Peter Gabriel (from his album "Us")
  16. Soldier Of Love - Pearl Jam (B-side to 1998 Fan Club Christmas Single)
that the benefit album was released in Australia on June 21, 1999. He adds that the Australian version differs a little from the US and UK releases. It also includes a track from Aussie artist Jebediah and one from Bic Runga from New Zealand.
SonicNet Music News Of The World had a full report about this 16-song album which features rare, live or unreleased cuts from all the acts. "Pearl Jam will contribute covers of J. Frank Wilson & the Cavaliers' "Last Kiss" and Arthur Alexander's "Soldier of Love," both of which will appear separately on a benefit single; the songs originally appeared on a Pearl Jam fan-club single."
Three international organizations will benefit from the album. They are Doctors Without Borders, OXFAM, and Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere. They will receive an initial donation of $1 million from Epic Records as well as future revenues from the project.

Reviews Of "No Boundaries"

The June 18, 1999 (#480) issue of Entertainment Weekly also reviewed the album but did not mention Tori's track. They gave the album a grade of B. They said:
VARIOUS ARTISTS: No Boundaries
Multi-act compilations have become the trash bins of the record business, but this hodgepodge benefiting Kosovo refugees has a few tidbits worth salvaging: Pearl Jam's somber remake of "Last Kiss", a swinging remix of Korn's "Freak on a Leash", Neil Young's live "War of Man". The worst moments (Bush unplugged, Alanis Morisette's live "Baba") could force the Kosovars to go back across the border. B

Official "No Boundaries" Web Site

Epic Records created a web page that allows you to sample ALL of the tracks in RealAudioWAV. It also has a press release about the project, and includes a place where you can donate online to the three charities that are involved with the album, CARE, OXFAM, and Doctors Without Borders.
Go To The Epic "No Boundaries" Page To Sample All The Tracks http://www.no-boundaries.org/
or source >> http://www.thedent.com/kosovo.html
04-Neil Young_War Of Man.mp3
this what i call mixedtape haha

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