Wes Anderson tribute album set to include covers by Black Francis, Kristin Hersh, Matt Pond and more

Indie acts celebrate the cult director known for his knack with a soundtrack. 

U.S. record label American Laundromat is putting together a double-CD tribute to director Wes Anderson featuring songs from his films covered by dozens of indie artists.

Black Francis, Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses, Matt Pond and Mike Watt & the Secondmen are just some of the 20+ artists signed up for the compilation, which includes songs from The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Darjeeling Limited, Rushmore, Fantastic Mr Fox, Moonrise Kingdom and Bottle Rocket.

I Saved Latin!, which is due out next spring, will be sold at various price points and bundled with extras like a Team Zissou beanie (from The Life Aquatic…), a Khaki Scouts badge (from Moonrise Kingdom), a Max Fischer business card (from Rushmore), a limited edition 7″ and three different t-shirts – check them out on American Laundromat’s website. [via Pitchfork]

Here are the songs confirmed so far, in alphabetical order:

Black Francis: “Seven and Seven Is” (Love) [Bottle Rocket]
Elk City: “Play with Fire” (The Rolling Stones) [Darjeeling Limited]
Escondido: “Strangers” (The Kinks) [Darjeeling Limited]
Freelance Whales: “Let Her Dance” (The Bobby Fuller Four) [Fantastic Mr. Fox]
Generationals: “Making Time” (Creation) [Rushmore]
Grand Hallway: “I Am Waiting” (The Rolling Stones) [Rushmore]
Joy Zipper: “Ooh La La” (The Faces) [Rushmore]
Juliana Hatfield: “Needle In The Hay” (Elliot Smith) [Royal Tenenbaums]
Kristin Hersh: “Fly” (Nick Drake) [Royal Tenenbaums]
Matt Pond: “These Days” (Nico) [Royal Tenenbaums]
Mike Watt & the Secondmen: “Street Fighting Man (The Rolling Stones)” [Fantastic Mr. Fox]
PHOX: “The Way I Feel Inside” (The Zombies) [Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou]
Santah: “Five Years” (David Bowie) [Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou]
Sara Lov: “Alone Again Or” (Love) [Bottle Rocket]
Solvents: “Nothing In This World Can Stop Me Worryin’ Bout That Girl” (The Kinks) [Rushmore]
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin: “Margaret Yang’s Theme” (Mark Mothersbaugh) [Rushmore]
Tea Cozies: “Here Comes My Baby” (Cat Stevens) [Rushmore]
Tele Novella: “Stephanie Says” (The Velvet Underground) [Royal Tenenbaums]
Telekinesis: “This Time Tomorrow” (The Kinks) [Darjeeling Limited]
The Ghost in You: “Oh Yoko!” (John Lennon) [Rushmore]
Tomten: “30 Century Man” (Scott Walker) [Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou]
Trespassers William: “Fairest of the Seasons” (Nico) [Royal Tenenbaums]
William Fitzsimmons: “The Wind” (Cat Stevens) [Rushmore]



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