No Boundaries: A Benefit for the Kosovar Refugees

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No Boundaries: A Benefit For The Kosovar Refugees
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Compilation album by
ReleasedJune 15, 1999
GenreVarious
Length67:40
LabelEpic

No Boundaries: A Benefit For The Kosovar Refugees is a benefit album released on June 15, 1999 by Epic Records featuring a handful of various artists to help raise money for Kosovars sent by aeroplane to Australia during the Kosovo War. It was released in Australia on June 21, 1999 and that also has music from Australian band Jebediah and New Zealand singer Bic Runga. Three organizations received $1 million from Epic as well as future revenues from the album. Those organizations Médecins Sans Frontières, OXFAM, and Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere.[1]

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "Last Kiss" – Pearl Jam (B-side of their 1998 Fan Club Christmas Single)
  2. "Baba" – Alanis Morissette (live)
  3. "Ghost of Tom Joad" – Rage Against the Machine (CD single from "Rage Against the Machine" home video)
  4. "War of Man" – Neil Young (live)
  5. "Freak on a Leash" – Korn (Butch Vig Mix)
  6. "Psycho Man" – Black Sabbath (Danny Saber remix)
  7. "Comedown" – Bush (acoustic version)
  8. "Leather Jacket" – Ben Folds Five (unreleased studio track)
  9. "Take Me Away" – Oasis (B-side of British "Supersonic" single)
  10. "Mary" – Sarah McLachlan (live)
  11. "Go" – Indigo Girls (live)
  12. "Used to Be Lucky" – The Wallflowers (From the Japanese version of Bringing Down the Horse)
  13. "Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" – Jamiroquai (B-side to British "Canned Heat" single)
  14. "Merman" – Tori Amos (unreleased studio track)
  15. "Fourteen Black Paintings" – Peter Gabriel (from his album Us)
  16. "Soldier of Love (Lay Down Your Arms)" – Pearl Jam (B-Side of their 1998 Fan Club Christmas Single)

The European edition included the following bonus tracks:

  1. "She Is Suffering" – Manic Street Preachers (US remix)
  2. "He's Gone" – Suede (demo version)

They appeared as tracks 16 and 17 respectively, while Pearl Jam still had the final track.

The Brazilian edition, named Sem Fronteiras: Em Beneficio dos Refugiados do Kosovo, included the following bonus tracks from Brazilian artists as tracks 17 and 18:

  1. "Esperança (Na Mata Eu Tenho)" – Mestre Ambrósio
  2. "Por Que Não Paz?" – Dread Lion

The Australian / New Zealand version has a different track list. Australian band Jebediah and New Zealand singer Bic Runga are added while Suede and Manic Street Preachers are omitted. However the song "Trapdoor" by Jebidiah becomes track 4 and the remaining tracks shift one position down with Bic Runga's "Lonely Lola Cherry Cola Girl" entering the list as track 14.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaufman, Gil (May 12, 1999). "Pearl Jam, Morissette, Amos Lend Voices To Kosovo Benefit LP". MTV.com.