[Rock] Imprisoned Burmese Activist Tribute Features Big Stars

“For the Lady,” a benefit album for imprisoned Burmese peace activist Aung San Suu Kyi, is scheduled to drop October 26 on Rhino. The double-disc set – a tribute to Kyi, who won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, and has been under house arrest by the Burmese government for 14 years – will feature a star-studded lineup, as well as the final cut, “Tempest of Blood,” from a Burmese singer in exile, Mun Awng.

Proceeds from “For the Lady” will be donated to the U.S. Campaign for Burma.

Here is the “For the Lady” track list:

Disc one:

“Walk On,” U2

“Better Man” (live at the Bridge School), Pearl Jam

“In My Place,” Coldplay

“In the Way,” Ani DiFranco

“No Lies Just Love,” Bright Eyes

“Drive” (live), R.E.M.

“Complicated,” Avril Lavigne

“Around the Way,” Talib Kweli

“Unfolding Grace,” Lili Hayden

“Here Comes the Flood,” Peter Gabriel

“Motherland,” Natalie Merchant

“Cuando Los Angles Lioran,” Mana

“Paper Airplanes,” Rebecca Fanya

“Oppression” (live), Ben Harper

Disc two:

“Freedom” (live), Paul McCartney

“Let Freedom Ring,” the Nightwatchman

“Wonderful Tonight,” Eric Clapton

“Fragilidad,” Sting

“Angel From Montgomery” (live), Bonnie Raitt

“Lonely Soldier” (live), Damien Rice

“The Cage,” Travis

“No Liores Por Mi Argentina,” Rocio Banquelis

“Keep It Together,” Guster

“Memories and Lies,” Hour Cast

“Perfect World” (live), Indigo Girls

“Get You In” (live), Better Than Ezra

“So Sad, So Lonely,” matchbox twenty

“Tempest of Blood,” Mun Awng

Credit: Reuters/Billboard

Matthew Michaels is one of the original editors of Pulse Wrestling, and was founding editor of Inside Fights and of Inside Pulse Music.