Various Artists

Welcome to the Canadian version of England's "War Child" album. The two CD set features 31 tracks from various internationally renowned artists. This combined effort between BMG & Sony Music will benefit War Child Canada, a Canadian charity that supports children who are victims of war torn countries around the world. The money will go towards raising attention and awareness of the children whose lives have been devastated by the atrocities of war. Artists that are contributing tracks to this collection include, Leonard Cohen 'Anthem', Elvis Costello 'Everybody's Cryin' Mercy', Bryan Adams 'Don't Drop the Bomb o­n Me Baby', Michelle Branch 'What the World Needs Now is Love', Sheryl Crow 'Redemption', Eurythmics 'I Saved the World Today' and other exclusives from Billy Brag, Jann Arden, Bruce Cockburn, Our Lady Peace, Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip, Garou, K-OS, Chantal Kreviazuk, Kyprios, David Usher and of special note, the inclusion of Yusaf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens) re-recorded "Peace Train" with African musicians; "Peace Train" is the first English language track Yusaf Islam has recorded since converting to Islam. Several other stellar performances are to be found here. This album has something for everyone, no matter your taste of music or age; so go out and purchase this wonderful recording and support kids around the world.

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