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"Do they Know It's Halloween?"

class=img_thumbleft>Watch

the video

for "Do They Know It's Hallowe'en?" and consider plunking down dough for the charity single, now in stores. Performed by "the North American Halloween Prevention Initiative," the

parody track

benefits

UNICEF

(as in "trick or treat for...") and features

Beck

,

Sum 41

,

Les Savy Fav

, the

Arcade Fire

,

Sonic Youth

, the

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

,

Joey Waronker

,

Sloan

,

Peaches

,

Feist

,

Devendra Banhart

(who performs

Tuesday

at the

Fine Line

, and is

reviewed

by Andy Beta in this week's City Pages),

Wolf Parade

,

Postal Service

,

Buck 65

,

Elvira

,

Malcolm McLaren

,

Gino Washington

(for more on him, see

"Gino vs. Geno"

at Complicatedfun.com),

Roky Erickson

,

Rilo Kiley

,

Sparks

,

Tagaq

, and producer Steven McDonald of

Redd Kross

, though I have to admit, the only voice talent I recognized on first listen was

David Cross

. (By the way, did you read

his parody

of Pitchfork reviews?) Here are the

lyrics

. Listen while you

carve your own

virtual jackolantern.


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