26 May '11, 10am

Korean punk band to record for Japan: Seoul (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Korean punk band Crying Nut is to feature o...

Seoul (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Korean punk band Crying Nut is to feature on a charity album to raise money for Japan disaster relief efforts. Korea's best-selling indie band of all-time is to record a cover-version of a Coldplay song for the album to be made at an international music festival in Singapore. The charity album is to be released worldwide and will feature some of the 40 artists from 18 countries performing at the Music Matters festival being held on May 26 and 27. International artists will be given the challenge of re-recording of British band Coldplay's single "Fix You" in just 36 hours. The different versions of the track will then be put in an album. Proceeds from its sale will go to Japanese charities in the wake of the massive earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that the country suffered in March. Crying Nut bandmember Kim In-Soo said: "We feel very...

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