Thursday, June 30, 2016

Bun E. Carlos recruits eclectic singers for solo CD

Veteran rock drummer Bun E. Carlos just released his solo album, Greetings From Bunezuela!
Bun E.'s version of The Who's "Armenia City in the Sky" features vocals from John Stirratt (Wilco, The Autumn Defense).

The album also features Robert Pollard (Guided By Voices), Xeno (original Cheap Trick vocalist), Hanson, Alejandro Escovedo, Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum), John Stirratt (Wilco), Nicholas Tremulis, Alex Dezen (Damnwells), Rick Rizzo (Eleventh Dream Day), and members of Candy Golde and the Monday Night Band.

Do Something Real," a cover of a Robert Pollard song featuring Pollard on vocals, was released right before Carlos' April induction into the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with longtime band Cheap Trick.

Track listing:

Do Something Real (Robert Pollard) - feat. Robert Pollard
Armenia City In The Sky - (The Who) feat. John Stirratt
Him Or Me (Paul Revere & The Raiders) - feat. Hanson
I Love You No More (The Blackstones) - feat. Alex Dezen
Tell Me (The Rolling Stones) - feat. Alejandro Escovedo
It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry (Bob Dylan) - feat Dave Pirner
Let The Mystery Be (Iris DeMent) - feat. Xeno
Idea (The Bee Gees) - feat. Robert Pollard
Les Cactus (Jacque DuTronc) - feat. Nicholas
I Can Only Give You Everything (Them) - Rick Rizzo
Slow Down(Alejandro Escovedo) feat. Alejandro Escovedo
Count On Me (Fra Lippo Lippi) feat. Xeno
I Don’t Mind (Alex Dezen) - feat. Alex Dezen

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