Róisín Murphy, Chaka Khan, And Micachu Can Read Your Thoughts Right Now

noah | July 14, 2009 12:00 pm

Chaka Khan has teamed up with five other female musicians—Róisín Murphy, Sinéad O’Connor, Micachu, thecocknbullkid, and Alessi’s Ark—and recorded a cover of her disco classic “I’m Every Woman” to benefit the British charity ActionAid, which tries to help women who are living in impoverished conditions around the world. The song, which was executive-produced by Epic Records president Amanda Ghost, is available as a free download from the nonprofit’s site, and while it’s a fairly sleepy take on the song given the cast of characters (I was hoping for more left-field bleeping and ground-up dance elements), the charity it benefits is more than worth supporting. Here’s Murphy talking about the project and her performance style:

Six Degrees [ActionAid UK] [HT: arjan writes]