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Glastonbury 2016 is almost here. The mammoth British festival is set to hit its usual spot at Pilton’s Worthy Farm from June 22-26 and several of its biggest artists are recording their sets for a charitable compilation.
Coldplay, Muse and Chvrches are among the artists who have signed on for Oxfam Presents: Stand As One - Glastonbury Live 2016. It arrives in memory of Jo Cox, the British member of parliament who was murdered last week. Cox was a champion of refugee rights who worked with the global poverty-fighting organization Oxfam extensively. Through Oxfam, profits from the compilation will benefit refugees worldwide.
Stand As One drops digitally July 11, with physical copies due Aug. 12.
The Last Shadow Puppets, Foals, the 1975 and Sigur Ros are among the other artists who have been confirmed. An official track listing has not yet been shared. For a complete list of the artists on board, in addition to presale info, consult the compilation's official site.
“The album is part of Oxfam’s new campaign, to put pressure on world leaders to welcome more refugees, to prevent families from being separated and to keep people fleeing their homes safe from harm,” Glastonbury fest writes.
Coldplay already paid tribute to Cox while performing on tour. Check out that video here.