Vedder on Board for Collectors Album

Article on the upcoming Hunters and Collectors tribute album, Crucible.

Author: AAP.

Date: 8 August 2013.

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Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder and Crowded House’s Neil Finn have joined forces on a tribute album to iconic Australian rock band, Hunters & Collectors.

The Living End, The Avalanches and Paul Kelly are among the other musicians who have lent their talents to the Crucible album.

Vedder and Finn offer their version of the hit Throw Your Arms Around Me, while The Avalanches have produced Stalking to a Stranger (Planets Collide Remix).

Kelly and Emma Donovan interpret True Tears of Joy and The Living End sing Say Goodbye.

Hunters & Collectors, fronted by Mark Seymour, formed in Melbourne in 1981 and split 17 years later.

Crucible – The Songs of Hunters & Collectors is released on September 27. Contributing artists include:

Birds of Tokyo – Talking to a Stranger

Eddie Vedder & Neil Finn – Throw Your Arms Around Me

Matt Corby & Missy Higgins – This Morning

Oh Mercy – The Slab (Betty’s Worry)

Alpine – Hear No Evil

The Living End – Say Goodbye

Paul Kelly & Emma Donovan (featuring Jimblah) – True Tears of Joy

The Rubens – Holy Grail

Husky – Blind Eye

Something For Kate – When the River Runs Dry

The Panics – Alligator Engine

Abbe May – Dog

British India – Do You See What I See?

Cloud Control – Still Hanging ‘Round

The Avalanches – Stalking to a Stranger (Planets Collide Remix)