As Philadelphia’s underground scene continues to bubble up–thanks, in part, to breakout bands like The War On Drugs taking up-and-comers Hop Along on tour–that community remains as tight-knit as ever. On February 3, Lame-O Records will release Strength In Weakness, a compilation featuring six Philly bands of varying musical ideologies allying to raise money for the United Cerebral Palsy foundation. The A.V. Club is premiering Hurry’s contribution to the benefit, the Taylor Swift-referencing ”Shake It Off,” along with an in-studio video of the song’s recording, helmed by Modern Baseball’s Jacob Ewald and Ian Farmer. Though vinyl copies of Strength In Weakness sold out in a single day, digital pre-orders are still available. It’s a compilation that offers a glimpse into one of America’s most vibrant music communities, while supporting a noble cause in the process.
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