Michael Stipe sings Joseph Arthur to benefit Katrina victims
frontman Michael Stipe has created theIn The Sun Foundation
to benefit Gulf Coast residents still suffering the effects of last year's hurricanes. This Sunday, February 5,iTunes
will make available an EP including six versions of theJoseph Arthur
ballad "In The Sun," featuring Stipe with guest singers and remixers, including Coldplay's Chris Martin, ex-Smashing Pumpkin James Iha, Black Eyed Peas's will.i.am, Arthur himself, and for some reason Justin Timberlake. Profits will go towardThe Mercy Corps
, whose relief programs currently reach 7 million people in more than 35 countries.
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