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Beatles, Eminem, U2 Set for Philippines Benefit Album

Album features 39 hits and classic tracks and benefits Philippine Red Cross

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Dozens of musical artists, including the Beatles, Eminem and U2, have come together to donate songs to a compilation benefiting those affected by Supertyphoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The album, Songs for the Philippines, contains 39 tracks and is available now on iTunes. The artists, labels and managers all agreed to donate proceeds from the release to the Philippine Red Cross. The comp is also streaming as an iTunes Radio “First Play” release, for which all streaming proceeds also benefit relief efforts in the Philippines.

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In recent weeks, other artists have shown their support for the Philippines, which suffered over 5,000 casualties as a result of the storm, according to the BBC. The members of Journey, whose frontman hails from Manila, donated $350,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme. It was estimated that the money would provide for 1.4 million meals for those affected by the storm. In New York City, former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne held a benefit concert that featured the cast of Here Lies Love, the concept album and stage musical he wrote with Fatboy Slim that chronicled the life of the country’s former first lady, Imelda Marcos.

The track list for the iTunes benefit album Songs for the Philippines:

1. The Beatles, “Across the Universe”
2. Bob Dylan, “Shelter From the Storm”
3. Michael Bublé, “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You”
4. U2, “In a Little While”
5. Bruno Mars, “Count on Me”
6. Beyoncé, “I Was Here”
7. Eminem, “Stan” (Live From BBC Radio 1)
8. Cher, “Sirens”
9. Adele, “Make You Feel My Love”
10. Katy Perry, “Unconditionally (Johnson Somerset Remix)”
11. One Direction, “Best Song Ever”
12. Fun., “Carry On”
13. Lady Gaga, “Born This Way (The Country Road Version)”
14. Justin Timberlake, “Mirrors”
15. Justin Bieber, “I Would”
16. Alicia Keys, “New Day”
17. Imagine Dragons, “30 Lives”
18. Madonna, “Like a Prayer”
19. Pink, “Sober”
20. Kylie Minogue, “I Believe in You”
21. Enrique Iglesias, “Hero”
22. Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Factory of Faith”
23. Linkin Park, “Roads Untraveled”
24. Kings of Leon, “Use Somebody”
25. Muse, “Explorers”
26. Lorde, “The Love Club”
27. Josh Groban, “Brave”
28. Kelly Clarkson, “Stronger”
29. Paolo Nutini, “Simple Things”
30. Ellie Goulding, “I Know You Care”
31. James Blunt, “Carry You Home”
32. Pitbull featuring Christina Aguilera, “Feel This Moment”
33. Earth, Wind & Fire, “Sign On”
34. Apl.De.App featuring Damian Leroy, “Going Out”
35. Sara Bareilles, “Brave”
36. Jessica Sanchez, “Lead Me Home”
37. Lily Allen, “Smile”
38. The Fray, “Love Don’t Die”
39. The Beatles, “Let It Be” 

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