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The collection, titled AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered, is the brainchild of Q Magazine. It also marks the magazine's 25th anniversary. Q Editor in Chief Paul Rees says the album sets a new standard for the growing trend of free unique CDs bundled with magazines, pointing out that it features the first new material heard by several acts – The Killers, Damien Rice and Garbage – in years.
"'This is an entirely appropriate way to mark Q's anniversary and that of Achtung Baby, one of the pivotal albums in our lifetime," Rees said. The magazine/CD package will be available starting October 26. more on this story
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