April 2 (UPI) — Recording artists Mavis Staples and Jeff Tweedy have teamed up on a brand new track for charity.
Staples, 80, launched the track “All in It Collectively,” that includes Tweedy, 52, on Thursday.
“All in It Collectively” was co-written and produced by Tweedy, who additionally performs guitar and performs background vocals on the observe. The track shares a message of solidarity amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“The track speaks to what we’re going by way of proper now — everyone seems to be on this collectively, whether or not you prefer it or not,” Staples stated in a assertion. “It is hit so many individuals in our nation and all over the world in such a horrible manner and I simply hope this track can convey a little bit mild to the darkness.”
“We are going to get by way of this however, we’ll should do it collectively,” she added. “If this track if in a position to convey any happiness or reduction to anybody on the market in even the smallest manner, I wished to be sure that I helped to try this.”
Tweedy, a member of the band Wilco, stated on the group’s Instagram account that “All in It Collectively” is an outtake from his 2017 recording session with Staples.
Staples and Tweedy are donating all proceeds from “All in It Collectively” to My Block, My Hood, My Metropolis, a company in Chicago, In poor health., serving to seniors to entry necessities through the COVID-19 outbreak.
Staples launched her 14th studio album, We Get By, in Might 2019. Tweedy and Wilco launched their 11th album, Ode to Pleasure, in October.
Latin music stars Karol G and Anuel AA launched a music video for the track “Comply with” on Wednesday that reveals the couple self-quarantining amid the pandemic.