Occupy This Album: a compilation of music by, for and inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement and the 99% OUT MAY 15TH

The City Winery in New York to Host Occupy This Album Record Release Party May 8th, 2012

The City Winery in New York to Host Occupy This Album
Record Release Party May 8th, 2012

Occupy This Album Embeddable Digital Sampler Available Now

Album Features Fan Favorite and Never Before Released Tracks From Ani DiFranco, UNKLE, David Amram, Joan Baez, Tom Chapin, Willie Nelson, Rain Phoenix, Patti Smith, Anti Flag, Girls Against Boys, Garland Jeffreys, New Party Systems Featuring Kyp Malone, Yoko Ono, Amanda Palmer, Dar Williams, The Mammals Featuring Pete Seeger, David Crosby & Graham Nash, George Martinez & The Global Block Collective, Jackson Browne, Yo La Tengo, The Guthrie Family, Matt Pless,
Filmmaker Michael Moore, Mogwai and More!

Legendary and emerging artists inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement have come together to lend their voices on Occupy This Album: a compilation of music by, for and inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement and the 99%  (CD/Digital). Released by Music For Occupy through Razor & Tie distribution, the four-disc physical and 99-track digital compilation is due out May 15th. Proceeds received will go directly to the Occupy Wall Street movement, which began in the financial district of New York on Sept. 17, 2011. The movement can now be found in 951 cities in 83 countries on five continents. On May 8th The City Winery in New York will host a special night of performances by participating artists and surprise guests.  Lineup and ticket information is provided below.  An Occupy This Album free sampler is available here! More information available at  

“The ability for people to unite behind the idea that our very constitution is supposed to guarantee freedom of speech is a wonderful sight to behold. We have to take our country back from the corporate state.” – Graham Nash

About Occupy This Album
Release Date: May 15th, 2012
Occupy This Album digital sampler available here.
Album artwork available here.

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Occupy This Album will be released digitally (featuring 99-tracks + 1 hidden track) as well as physically (featuring 78-tracks) on a four-disc compilation distributed worldwide by Razor & Tie Records and can be pre-ordered here. Many of the tracks by both renowned and up-and-coming artists have never before been released. Additionally there are well-known songs that have been re-recorded and re-mastered and live-cuts for Occupy This Album. Full track list available below.

“This album is the voice of the 100 percent. It is unified and all-encompassing just as we would like our world to become.” – Jason Samel, Music For Occupy, Executive Producer.

What people are saying in anticipation of Occupy This Album
“Occupy Wall Street now has an A-list soundtrack: the compilation Occupy This Album.” – Rolling Stone

“Those cynics who told the incessant drummers of Occupy Wall Street in New York not to quit their day jobs might be reconsidering — they just got a record deal (of sorts).” – LA Times

“This Occupy Wall Street Tribute Album Has Way Too Many Amazing Musicians On It” – L Magazine

About Occupy This Album Record Release Party at City Winery May 8th
The City Winery and Music for Occupy present Occupy This Album Record Release Party on May 8th at City Winery (155 Varick St. New York, NY 10013). The evening’s program will include performances and collaborations by artists appearing on the upcoming release.  The release party is a chance to inspire and celebrate through music the Occupy Wall Street movement and the 99% who’ve been adversely affected by the economic corruption that has permeated our Democracy, created a near insurmountable disparity in wealth, and hindered life, liberty, justice and the pursuit of an honest living for all.

Tickets are on sale now. Tickets include a bottle of the special wine ” Occupy This Wine” Cabernet Sauvignon and a free copy of Occupy This Album. Press tickets available upon request.

Performers include:
Ace Reporter
Aliza Hava
Angels of Vice
David Amram
DJ Logic
Fear Nuttin Band , and  and Broken English.  
George Martinez And The Global Block Collective
Grammy Award Winning Nanci Griffith accompanied by Pete and Maura Kenedy and the Clap Brothers
Greg Smith and The Broken English
Jennie Arnau
Joel Rafael
Los Cintron
Matt Pless
Michael Moore accompanied by Tom Chapin, Dave Dreiwitz, David Amram, and Kevin Twigg
Mike + Ruthy
My Pet Dragon
Rejectionist Front
Richard Barone
Taj Weekes and Adowa
And special surprise guests!

Occupy This Album Disc 1

*Indicates previously unreleased track or version
1.    Something’s Got to Give, Matt Pless*    
2.    Come On, Come On, Come On, Jackson Browne*
3.    Occupation Freedom, George Martinez & The Global Block Collective*
4.    People Have The Power (Live In Marseille), Patti Smith
5.    Love Anthem (Only Love), My Pet Dragon
6.    The Panic is On, Loudon Wainwright III
7.    Occulture, Cosmonaut*
8.    Save Us, papercranes (feat. Rain Phoenix)*
9.    Smile (Get Up and Sing), Jay Samel*
10.    This Is What America Looks Like, Tenderflex (DJ Logic & David Maurice) feat. Dynasty Electric, Ayler Young and Jay Rodriguez*
11.    Big Little Wolfs, Aeroplane Pageant
12.    Agent 99, Alex Emanuel*
13.    Safety In Numbers, Deborah Harry*
14.    Hey, can I Sleep On Your Futon?, Richard Barone*
15.    Occupy Wall Street “Here Here Here”, Black Dragon*
16.    White Gold, Ladytron
17.    Greed, Gabriel Aldort*
18.    Against The Machine, Taj Weekes & Adowa*
19.    The Young Idealists, Lloyd Cole    
20.    A Peaceful Solution, Willie Nelson

Occupy This Album Disc 2

*Indicates previously unreleased track
1.    The Times They Are A-Changin’, Michael Moore*
2.    The World Is On Fire, Ace Reporter
3.    Latter Days, The Middle Eight
4.    Turn The Lights On, Chroma
5.    Which Side Are You On? Ani DiFranco*
6.    Well May The World Go, Tao Rodriguez-Seeger
7.    Unified Tribes, Thievery Corporation*
8.    Robber Barons, Thee Oh Sees
9.    Saving Up To Go Bankrupt, Mike Rimbaud
10.    Hell No (I’m Not Alright), Nanci Griffith*
11.    We Stand As One, Joseph Arthur*
12.    Cash Machine, Girls Against Boys
13.    Rebellion Politik, Junkyard Empire
14.    Nothing Recedes Like Progress, Anti-Flag
15.    Rebel, Fear Nuttin Band
16.    Under The Bridge, Jill Sobule with John Doe
17.    Take A Stand, Stephan Said
18.    The Answer, UNKLE
19.    World Wide Rebel Songs, Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman
20.    If There Ever Was A Time, Third Eye Blind*

Occupy This Album Disc 3

*Indicates previously unreleased track
1.    Move On Fast, Yoko Ono
2.    If We Live, Build The Sun*
3.    Fight The Good Fight, Our Lady Peace*
4.    I Don’t Need Money, Julie B Bonnie*
5.    The World Is Turning, Toots & The Maytals
6.    A New York Minute, Nickodemus feat. The Real Live Show, Sadat X, ILLspokinN and Rabbi Darkside
7.    I Ain’t No Brian Wilson, Gentleman Brawlers*
8.    Industrial Park, The Mammals (feat. Pete Seeger)
9.    Big Fish, Yo La Tengo & the Lost City Rumblers*
10.    Occu-Pie, Harry Hayward*
11.    Free, Mystic Bowie*
12.    Oye Mi Voz, Los Cintron*
13.    Walk On, Carolyn Wonderland
14.    Coney Island Winter, Garland Jefferys
15.    China Basin Digs, Joel Rafael
16.    Walkin’, The Pimps of Joytime (feat. Roy Ayers)
17.    River’s Gonna Rise, Warren Haynes Band*
18.    Rich Man’s World, Immortal Technique
19.    Staying Out And Calling In, Danger Field*

Occupy This Album Disc 4

*Indicates previously unreleased track
1.    We Can’t Make It Here, James McMurtry with Joan Baez & Steve Earle*
2.    We Are, New Party Systems (feat. Kyp Malone)*
3.    Revolution, The Nova Echo*
4.    Number One, Born I Music
5.    Play The Greed, Dar Williams
6.    Broke Heart Blues, Ronny Elliot*
7.    What Are Their Names, (Live) David Crosby & Graham Nash*
8.    Make A Stand, Dylan Chambers with Lester Chambers*
9.    Better Luck Next Time, Jenny Arnau*
10.    All Over The World, Arlo Guthrie & Family*
11.    We’re The 99, Lauren Diamond (feat. Liz O’Donnell)*
12.    We Are Human, Mike + Ruthy*
13.    Blessed, Lucinda Williams
14.    Freedom Of Speech, Kanaska Carter*
15.    Reclaim, Rejectionist Front
16.    Occupy (We the 99), Jasiri X
17.    Earth Division, Mogwai*
18.    Occupy Wall Street Drummers “Pulse” Spoken Word By Paul Spitz*
19.    Hidden Bonus Track*

Occupy This Album Digital Only

*Indicates previously unreleased track
1.    Chasing The Sun, Andrew Vladeck
2.    Livin’ Like a Joker, Greg Smith and The  Broken English
3.    Rise, Aliza Hava
4.    Crashed IT, Stashed IT, The Occubilly Bros.*
5.    Invisible People, Chris Pierce
6.    Ukulele Anthem, Amanda Palmer*
7.    Tree of Life, Nadirah Shakoor
8.    On My Wall, Hanne Hukkelberg
9.    Little Pieces of Plastic, Jason White
10.    Never Be Defeated, mfmadness
11.    Greedy Life, Renegade Creation*
12.    99%, Jesse Lenat
13.    On The Dole, The Swedes
14.    Brazilia, Bill Mlotok*
15.    Don’t Taser Me, Bro!, Marcus Blake
16.    We Are The 99, Angels of Vice
17.    Silence, The Layaways
18.    Mother Feather, Mother Feather*
19.    Common Man, Thorin Caristo*
20.    Everyday, Machan
21.    Crashing Down, Vannucci featuring Robert Brentley*
22.    Time To Occupy, David Amram*