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Stroke, Songs For Chris Knox

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In June 2009, Chris Knox suffered a life-altering stroke at his home in Grey Lynn, New Zealand. Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox is a celebration of Chris and his music. Chris Knox was instrumental in bringing New Zealand punk and alternative music to international audiences with Tall Dwarfs, Toy Love and his solo work. Artists from the U.S. (Jeff Mangum, Yo La Tengo, Mountain Goats, Will Oldham, Stephin Merritt, Bill Callahan, Lou Barlow, Jay Reatard), New Zealand (The Bats, The Verlaines, The Chills) and the world over have donated their time & talents covering songs from Knox's extensive catalog so that all proceeds can go toward assisting Chris with his recovery.

Tracklist
Yellow Disc
–Jay Reatard Pull Down The Shades
–The Checks Rebel
–The Bleeding Allstars Ain't It Nice
–Peter Gutteridge Don't Catch Fire
–The Chills Luck Or Loveliness
–David Kilgour Nothing's Going To Happen
–The Crying Wolfs All My Hollowness
–Stephin Merritt Beauty
–Portastatic Nostalgia's No Excuse
–The Mint Chicks Crush
–Jay Clarkson & Sam Clarkson I've Left Memories Behind
–Sky Green Leopards* Burning Blue
–Shayne Carter The Slide
–Pumice Grand Mal
–Hamish Kilgour Knoxed Out
Black Disc
–Boh Runga Not Given Lightly
–Red & Zeke Bodies
–Bill Callahan Lapse
–Genghis Smith Growth Spurt
–Yo La Tengo Coloured
–A.C. Newman Dunno Much About Life But I Know How To Breathe
–Alec Bathgate Glide
–Don McGlashan Inside Story
–Sean Donnelly The Outer Skin
–Lambchop What Goes Up
–The Mountain Goats Brave
–The Tokey Tones Round These Walls
–The Bats Just Do It
–Will Oldham My Only Friend
–The Pyjama Party It's Love
–Jordan Luck Becoming Something Other
–The Verlaines Driftwood
–Lou Barlow Song Of The Tall Poppy
–The Nothing* Nappin' In Lapland
–Tall Dwarfs Sunday Song