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Counting Stars Against The Black
When people ask me why I love the Dave Matthews Band, I rarely even know where to start. One thing I inevitably end up mentioning is the way that every time I turn around, the band is contributing to another charity event or production. This Mother's Day is no exception, with the boys offering a live version of "Sister," to the "Every Mother Counts CD," a compilation disk aimed at bringing awareness to the high mortality rate of mothers around the world.
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Dave Matthews Band "Sister" featured on Every Mother Counts CD

A "live" performance of "Sister" will be featured on the second Every Mother Counts CD, a benefit comp that will be sold exclusive at Starbucks from May 1 to May 29 in honor of Mother's Day.

Every Mother Counts is an awareness and mobilization campaign to reduce the maternal mortality rate on a global scale.

Other artists included on the complilation include: Coldplay, Bono, Eddie Vedder, Sting, Beck and more. According to Rolling Stone, many of the tracks are previously unheard. The live performance of "Sister" used for this compilation was taked from April 17th, 2009 at John Paul Jones Arena in Charllotesville, VA.

Check out Eddie Vedders, Skipping, which is a new song being released for this album!

Be sure to pick up a copy at your local Starbuck starting tomorrow, May 1st.

The full track listing for the CD is as follows. Songs with an asterisk indicate previously unheard tracks. 

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