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Released as a companion to Scottish collective Marram's 2014 Sun Choir LP, Boats is a unique 29-song compilation featuring all new material from a variety of established international indie and electronic artists. A project of the Transgressive North music and film collective in Scotland, both Boats and Sun Choir were created to benefit the Scottish Love in Action charity, which cares for and supports vulnerable and destitute children in India through the Light of Love Children's Home. All of the tracks on Boats were built around choral samples by the Light of Love Children's Choir taken from the Sun Choir album. The result is a collaborative and extremely creative concept album tying together a disparate group of artists using the common thread of the childrens' voices. Participating acts include Four Tet, No Age, A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Dan Deacon, Deerhoof, Califone, Bear in Heaven, White Hinterland, Taken by Trees, and many others.

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