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The Civil Wars Team with T-Bone Burnett for 'A Place at the Table' Soundtrack


The Civil Wars are set to appear on the soundtrack of the forthcoming film, A Place at the Table, a documentary from Food, Inc. producers that explores American food and hunger issues. The soundtrack—which will feature 14 new, original tracks from The Civil Wars and T Bone Burnett—is set for a Feb. 26 release through Sensibility Music.

“We met T Bone in New York City at the Americana Awards nomination announcements a couple of years ago," John Paul White said in a press release. “Turns out Rosanne Cash, the sweetheart, had turned him onto the music. He expressed a desire to work together, which was quickly reciprocated.”

The documentary is set for a March 1 release. A press release for the documentary notes that the band and Burnett are offering 100 percent of the label’s net profits and producer/artist royalties to the Participant Foundation, an organization that “exists to support programs that support a sustainable and peaceful world.”

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