IDLES, Gary Numan and more announced as contributors to 'The Problem of Leisure: A Celebration of Andy Gill and Gang of Four'

Since the tragic passing of Gang Of Four founding member Andy Gill in February last year, countless artists have since come forward to pay tribute to the artist, and are now planning to release a compilation of cover and honorary tracks.

The new collection 'The Problem of Leisure: A Celebration of Andy Gill and Gang of Four' will see contributions from the likes of IDLES, Gary Numan, La Roux, Everything Everything, Warpaint, Flea and many more across a two-CD, four-LP release, artwork designed by Damien Hirst, and is due to be released on the 14th May.

Speaking about his contribution, Tom Morello said, “Andy Gill was one of a handful of artists in history who changed the way guitars are played. His band Gang of Four were just incendiary and completely groundbreaking with Andy’s confrontational, unnerving and sublime playing at the forefront. His jagged plague-disco raptor-attack industrial-funk deconstructed guitar anti-hero sonics and fierce poetic radical intellect were hugely influential to me.”

While Serj Tankian added, “It was a real pleasure to work on this track with Tom and honor the legacy of Andy and Gang of Four at the same time.”

Listen again to Tom Morrelo and Serj Tankian's offering 'Natural's Not In It' in the player and see the full tracklisting below.

The Problem of Leisure: CD One

Vinyl One, Side A
IDLES - Damaged Goods (UK)
Tom Morello & Serj Tankian - Natural’s Not in It (USA)
Helmet - In the Ditch (USA)
3D* x Gang of Four feat. Nova Twins - Where the Nightingale Sings (UK)
Hotei - To Hell With Poverty (Japan)

Vinyl One, Side B
Gary Numan - Love Like Anthrax (UK)
Gail Ann Dorsey - We Live as We Dream, Alone (USA)
Herbert Grönemeyer feat. Alex Silva - I Love a Man in a Uniform (Germany)
LoneLady - Not Great Men (UK)
JJ Sterry - 5.45 (UK)

The Problem of Leisure: CD Two

Vinyl Two, Side C
La Roux - Damaged Goods (UK)
Everything Everything - Natural’s Not in It (UK)
Dado Villa-Lobos - Return the Gift (Brazil)
The Dandy Warhols - What We All Want (USA)
Warpaint - Paralysed (USA)

Vinyl Two, Side D
Flea & John Frusciante – Not Great Men (USA)
The Sounds - I Love a Man in a Uniform (Sweden)
Hardcore Raver in Tears - Last Mile** (China)
Killing Joke x Gang of Four - Forever Starts Now (Killing Joke Dub) (UK)
Sekar Melati - Not Great Men (live version) (Japan)

* 3D is the remix name of Robert Del Naja from Massive Attack
** “Last Mile” is the new title for this cover of “Broken Talk”, reflecting new lyrics sung in Mandarin by Hardcore Raver in Tears

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