Download: Occupy Bellingham compilation

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Several musicians in Bellingham have banded together to support the Occupy movement by releasing the compilation Occupy Bellingham: Local Artists Songs of Protest, Rebellion & Hope. The 32-track protest album is “free for the 99% and costs $1,000,000 for the 1%.” You can download it for free here.

The record includes songs from several notable Northwest musicians including Ken Stingfellow, Black Eyes & Neck Ties, Kris Orlowski, and Police Teeth. Stringfellow’s contribution, a solo version of The Posies’ “Everybody Is a Fucking Liar” with Stringfellow on piano, is especially poignant if the song’s meaning is applied to the 1 percent the Occupy movement is protesting against.

Travis Hay

About Travis Hay

Travis Hay is a professional music journalist who has spent the past 14 years documenting and enjoying Seattle's diverse music scene. In 2009 he established Guerrilla Candy and is currently the site's editor and publisher. He has written for various media outlets including MSN Music, the Seattle-Post Intelligencer, Seattle Weekly, and others and was the founder and editor of defunct music site Ear Candy.