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Hear a Frightened Rabbit live tribute album featuring Ben Gibbard, Craig Finn, and Julien Baker

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Late last year, an all-star lineup of musicians gathered at New York City’s Rough Trade to pay tribute to Scott Hutchison, the Frightened Rabbit singer who took his own life last May. Footage of the performance hit the internet, revealing gorgeous covers of Hutchison’s songs from artists like Julien Baker, The National’s Aaron Dessner, and The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn. Now, the band’s remaining members have shared Tiny Changes: A Celebration of the Songs of Scott Hutchison, a recording of the full performance.

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“This night was not a night of mourning or a night of sadness but a celebration of an extremely special person and the music he created,” the band said in a statement. “Scott inspired everyone who met him, heard his lyrics or saw his art. We feel his loss every day but we are all in this together and we carry on strengthened by the support of the people involved in this recording and those around the world who have been affected by Scott‘s passing.”

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Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard and songwriter Kevin Devine also appear on the live album, which you can stream or download for free below.

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Proceeds from the concert were given to The Scott Hutchison Fund, a mental health charity designed “to help others the way Scott did with kindness, empathy, and hope.” Make a donation to it below.

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Randall Colburn is The A.V. Club's Internet Culture Editor. He lives in Chicago, occasionally writes plays, and was a talking head in Best Worst Movie, the documentary about Troll 2.

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