7 Worlds Collide is a musical project by New Zealand singer/songwriter, Neil Finn. The project brings together Finn and other musicians in support of charity.
Finn has released two recordings associated with the project. The initial project release was a 2001 live album, credited to "Neil Finn and Friends", and titled 7 Worlds Collide. A second recording titled The Sun Came Out was released in August 2009.
The title of the project is derived from the line "Seven worlds will collide / whenever I am by your side" from Crowded House's 1993 single "Distant Sun".
The first 7 Worlds Collide album was released in 2001 and is a live recording culled from a series of five shows recorded at the St James theatre in Auckland, New Zealand from 2 April 2001 to 6 April 2001. The album was released under the credit "Neil Finn & Friends"; Notable guests in Finn's band included Eddie Vedder, Johnny Marr, Ed O'Brien, Tim Finn, Sebastian Steinberg, Phil Selway, Lisa Germano and Betchadupa (featuring Neil's son Liam Finn).