, Elton John
, Gwen Stefani
and Barbra Streisand
are among the huge acts appearing on a double-disc benefit CD to aid the victims of hurricanes Rita and Katrina. Hurricane Relief: Come Together Now will contain brand-new songs written in the wake of the killer storms.
The record will include live versions of Coldplay's "Fix You," Brown's "Try Me" and Elton John's "I'm Still Standing," which he recorded in New Orleans. "Come Together Now", the signature track on the album, features vocals by Celine Dion
, Joss Stone
, Ruben Studdard
, the Game, and many others. The entire net profits of the CD will be donated to the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity and MusiCares Hurricane Relief Fund.
New Orleans native, Harry Connick Jr.
, who sings "City Beneath the Sea" on the charity record said, "This CD helps us heal a place that has given so much music to the world." The CD is being released through EMI, Sony BMG, Universal, Warner and Concord labels in mid November.