The National have covered INXS' 'Never Tear Us Apart'.
Recorded for a new Australian bushfire relief compilation spearheaded by Julia Stone, 'Songs for Australia' will be released on 12th March via BMG. The album will benefit those “who are working towards creating a better future for the country and helping to rebuild during and after the bushfire crisis."
The money raised will go to Firesticks, Landcare Australia, SEED, Emergency Leaders for Climate Action, WildArk, and NSW RFS.
Also appearing on 'Songs for Australia' are Kurt Vile, Joan as Policewoman, Sam Amidon, and more
“I couldn’t believe the responses I was getting,” Stone explains. “I received the most heart-warming replies from the biggest, busiest artists in the world. Most of these artists have toured here, have family here, friends here, have lived here or spent time here. Everyone has such great memories of this country and to see it in flames was breaking everyone’s hearts. I often got the response that people were so happy to be offered the opportunity to do something. Everyone feels helpless in times like this.”