24 September 2010
Bad (Lieutenant) 
London charity Centrepoint are releasing an album of sixties cover versions to mark their fortieth anniversary.

1969: Key to Change features contributions by Ian Brown, Johnny Marr, and a version of Elvis Presley's In The Ghetto by Bad Lieutenant.

On 'general download sale' Monday October 4th, but available to pre-order now, all profits will go directly to Centrepoint in their quest to 'give homeless young people a future'.

Full track listing:

The Feeling In the Year 2525
Get Cape Wear Cape Fly Space Oddity
Speech Debelle Give Peace a Chance
Hucknall Chains of Love
Jools Holland and Ruby Turner You are so Beautiful
Frank Turner Build me up Buttercup
Chris Difford What Goes On
Johnny Marr Tendency to be Free
Kevin & Galen Ayers Girl On a Swing
Hard-Fi 1969
Pleasure Mob Gimme Shelter
Bad Lieutenant In The Ghetto
Ian Brown In The Year 2525 Remix


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Post punk cult band The Names emerged in the winter of 1977-1978 as The Passengers, gathering immediate attention on the local Brussels scene. In 1979, after a series of successful gigs and a crucial step forward opening for Magazine, they recorded their first E.P. ("Spectators Of Life") and attracted the interest of prominent label Factory Records in Manchester.

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