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OK Go, Liz Phair, Chris Carrabba and more team-up with Banana Republic

posted February 23, 2009, 3:53 pm by dscanland | Filed Under Music News | comment Leave a Comment

Tags: Compilations, Banana Republic, Tommy Torres, David Sanchez, Liz Phair, OK Go, Dashboard Confessional

 Banana Republic

Banana Republic is bringing the inspirational elements of city life to its Spring 2009 marketing campaign which features talented young musicians, including Sara Bareilles, Liz Phair, OK Go, and Dashboard Confessional’s Chris Carrabba. The nine artists are all featured in interviews, performances, and free music downloads are available at:

These tracks are part of a special compilation which is available for free w/ any Banana Republic purchase now thru Feb 26th.

Banana Republic City Sounds Volume 1 tracklisting:

  • OK Go – Here It Goes Again (UK Surf) [A rare, slowed down alternate version.  The “treadmill” video for the song has been viewed on YouTube over 43 million times and won the Grammy for Best Short Form Music Video in 2007.]
  • Sara Bareilles – Gravity [The new single from the million-selling album “Little Voice” and a follow-up to the twice Grammy-nominated hit single “Love Song.”]
  • Dashboard Confessional – Stolen (Live- Previously Unreleased) [A previously unreleased live version of Dashboard Confessional’s top 40 hit.]
  • Liz Phair – Never Said [A classic track from Phair’s debut album Exile In Guyville, one of Rolling Stone’s Top 500 Albums of All-Time, reissued in 2008 as a 15th anniversary special edition.]
  • Ayo – Sometimes (Acoustic – Previously Unreleased) [Previously unreleased acoustic version of a track from her forthcoming album “Gravity At Last.”  Release date TBA.]
  • Esperanza Spalding – Sunlight (Previously Unreleased) [Previously unreleased in North America, this is a bonus track recorded at the same time as her 2008 album “Esperanza.”]
  • David Sanchez – Manto Azul [From Sanchez’s latest album Cultural Survival, the follow-up to his Grammy-winning 2006 release “Coral.”]
  • Tommy Torres – Imparable [The new single from the “Latin Pop Album of the Year” Grammy-nominated album “Tarde O Temprano.”]
  • David Garrett – Rock Prelude [The first single from David Garrett’s forthcoming U.S. debut album due in March, 2009 (title TBA).]

Live performances at Banana Republic stores on Thursday, Feb 26th:

  • David Garrett – San Francisco (Grant St near Union Square)
  • – Santa Monica (3rd St Promenade)
  • David Sanchez – NYC (Rockefeller Center)

RSVP here:


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