REM, Stones On New Depp Produced ‘Pirates’ CD
Is the world ready for a Michael Stipe – Courtney Love duet? Johnny Depp thinks so.
He’s an executive producer of Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys, a sequel to Rogue’s Gallery, the 2006 compilation inspired by Depp’s film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. This new double album includes the R.E.M. frontman and Hole frontwoman duetting on “Rio Grande” and includes contributions from The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards (who appeared in the Pirates film series), Todd Rundgren and Richard Thompson, and a collaboration between Depp and Patti Smith.
The album is due out February 19th.