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Johnny Depp And Shane Macgowan Collaborate On New Album

Irish Punk legend Shane McGowan of the Pogues, and Hollywood a-lister Johnny Depp, will be doing a cover of Leaving Of Liverpool for the upcoming album; Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys. Depp who is also an executive producer of the album, has collaborated with McGowan several times in the past. He has appeared on McGowan’s solo album, was featured in The Pope’s video That Woman’s Got Me Drinking, and was a guest on the track I Put a Spell on You, for the 2012 Haiti relief fund.

Leaving Of Liverpool tells the story of a sailor that left his home and love behind for seafaring. The old sea shanty is a standard in the Celtic Punk music scene. The song been covered by bands such as The Pogues, Gaelic Storm, Kilmaine Saints, Murder the Stout, and many more.

The two disc album Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys, will be released February 19, 2013 on Anti Records.

Track Listing:

Disc One:
1 Shane MacGowan: “Leaving Of Liverpool” [ft. Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski] 2 Robyn Hitchcock: “Sam’s Gone Away”
3 Beth Orton: “River Come Down”
4 Sean Lennon: “Row Bullies Row” [ft. Jack Shit] 5 Tom Waits: “Shenandoah” [ft.Keith Richards] 6 Ivan Neville: “Mr Stormalong”
7 Iggy Pop: “Asshole Rules the Navy” [ft. A Hawk And A Hacksaw] 8 Macy Gray: “Off To Sea Once More”
9 Ed Harcourt: “The Ol’ OG”
10 Shilpa Ray: “Pirate Jenny” [ft. Nick Cave and Warren Ellis] 11 Patti Smith and Johnny Depp: “The Mermaid”
12 Chuck E Weiss: “Anthem For Old Souls”
13 Ed Pastorini: “Orange Claw Hammer”
14 The Americans: “Sweet And Low”
15 Robin Holcomb and Jessica Kenny: “Ye Mariners All”
16 Gavin Friday and Shannon McNally: “Tom’s Gone To Hilo”
17 Kenny Wollesen and The Himalayas Marching Band: “Bear Away”

Disc Two:
1 Frank Zappa And The Mothers of Invention: “Handsome Cabin Boy”
2 Michael Stipe And Courtney Love: “Rio Grande”
3 Marc Almond: “Ship In Distress”
4 Dr John: “In Lure Of The Tropics”
5 Todd Rundgren: “Rolling Down To Old Maui”
6 Dan Zanes: “Jack Tar On Shore” [ft. Broken Social Scene] 7 Sissy Bounce (Katey Red and Big Freedia): “Sally Racket” [ft. Akron/Family] 8 Broken Social Scene: “Wild Goose”
9 Marianne Faithfull: “Flandyke Shore” [ft. Kate and Anna McGarrigle] 10 Ricky Jay: “The Chantey Of Noah And His Ark (Old School Song)”
11 Michael Gira: “Whiskey Johnny”
12 Petra Haden: “Sunshine Life For Me” [ft. Lenny Pickett] 13 Jenni Muldaur: “Row The Boat Child”
14 Richard Thompson: “General Taylor” [ft. Jack Shit] 15 Tim Robbins: “Marianne” [ft. Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs] 16 Kembra Phaler: “Barnacle Bill The Sailor [ft. Antony, Joseph Arthur, and Foetus] 17 Angelica Huston: “Missus McGraw” [ft. The Weisberg Strings] 18 Iggy Pop and Elegant Too: “The Dreadnought”
19 Mary Margaret O’Hara: “Then Said The Captain To Me (Two Poems Of The Sea)”


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