Sting, Sinead O' Connor and Robert Downey Jr to Appear on New Charity Album

'Prayer Cycle 2: Back to Zero' will also feature a rare recording of Jim Morrison reciting a poem

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Sting, Sinead O'Connor and Robert Downey Jr. are among the artists who have signed on to contribute to an album of "world prayers" benefiting the anti-nuclear organization Global Zero.

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The set will also include a previously unreleased recording of the Doors' Jim Morrison reciting his poem "Moonshine Night" and appearances by members of Korn, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Yes and System of a Down.

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Prayer Cycle 2: Path to Zero is the sequel to a 1999 compilation which featured performances by James Taylor, Alanis Morrissette and Linda Ronstadt. Both discs were masterminded by composer Jonathan Elias, who has been working on this project for five years.

Sting, Sinéad O'Connor and Robert Downey Jr unite for charity album [Guardian UK]