Patti Smith has been discussing the role Hollywood star Johnny Depp played on her new album ‘Banga‘, revealing the actor built a large part of the title track around a vocal she had recorded during a phone conversation.
Patti Smith has announced the full details of her first full UK tour in over five years which will support the new album ‘Banga‘.
In his short-lived but extraordinary life, Buddy Holly left behind a body of work so enthralling, his enduring influence is nearly impossible to overstate. The melodic joy and fierce independent streak at the core of his artistry is profoundly felt on Rave On Buddy Holly, a 19-song collection of indelible Holly covers by a rich assemblage of current musical visionaries and creative kindred spirits. Fantasy/Concord will release Rave On Buddy Holly June 28, 2011.
Morrissey is to tour the UK this June, with support coming from Flats, Mona, hotly-tipped new band Brother.
R.E.M have announced the tracklisting of their forthcoming new album ‘Collapse Into Now‘ via a newsletter sent out to the band’s mailing list subscribers, reports slicingupeyeballs.com.
London’s The Duke Spirit triumphantly return with a collection of new songs, entitled ‘Bruiser‘, set for release in Spring 2011 on Shangri-La Music. The band’s eagerly anticipated third studio album was helmed by producer Andrew Scheps at Punkerpad West in Los Angeles, CA, with additional mixing done by Alan Moulder at Assault and Battery in London.
R.E.M have enlisted the talents of Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder and Patti Smith on their forthcoming new album, according to band member Mike Mills.
Line up also includes: Philip Glass, Regina Spektor, Gogol Bordello, Baaba Maal, Pierce Turner and Patti Smith with Jesse Smith & Michael Campbell
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