Foo Fighters, Gaslight Anthem Songs Featured in Hurricane Sandy Documentary
A documentary short focusing on life after Hurricane Sandy in New York's Rockaway Peninsula features music from Foo Fighters, The Gaslight Anthem and more is out today (June 4).
"Beach 119," which chronicles the lives of the residents of Beach 119th Street in the Rockaways following the destructive October storm, includes an array of songs including rockers Foo Fighters' "Home" and The Gaslight Anthem's "National Anthem," as well as indie singer-songwriter Cary Brothers' "Take Your Time." The film also includes original music by Mike Mushok, best known as the guitarist in Staind.
The included music was licensed free of charge from the original artists, in support of the documentary's cause.
The film was directed by Marcie Allen and Jessica Beutler of music industry agency MAC Presents.
"This documentary is to give these survivors a voice to tell their story," Marcie Allen, co-director of the film, said. "'Beach 119' is a story of humanity. Strangers came together in a time of need."
Allen and fellow director Jessica Beutler work with New York music industry agency MAC Presents, which counts the Rolling Stones among its past clients.
Watch the entire 13-minute documentary below.