Legendary late British musician and glam-rock pioneer Marc Bolan is set to be inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame this year, and to celebrate his legacy, loads of stars have come together for a brand new tribute album, ‘AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs Of Marc Bolan and T.Rex’.
With Nick Cave kicking things off by revealing his cover of ‘Cosmic Dancer’ back in April followed by Devendra Banhart’s ‘Scenescof’ reworking, now Kesha is sharing the video for her cover of ‘Children of the Revolution’.
“Through a stroke of luck, I met the incredibly talented and kind, Hal Willner,” says Kesha, “We were in the same studio and he said he liked my red nudie suit, and then when he mentioned that he was working on a project that involved honouring Marc Bolan, I excitedly started rambling about how much T. Rex has influenced my music and my style. Right there we decided to record our own incarnation of ‘Children of the Revolution’, a motherfucker of a song! I’m excited for the world to finally hear it! This project was so exciting and important to the late great Hal, and I’m humbled to be a part of this project honouring one of the most magical artists of the 20th century.”
With the record set for release on 4th September, check out Kesha’s cover and the full track list below.
‘AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs Of Marc Bolan and T.Rex’ Tracklisting:
1. Children Of The Revolution - Kesha
2. Cosmic Dancer - Nick Cave
3. Jeepster - Joan Jett
4. Scenescof - Devendra Banhart
5. Life’s A Gas - Lucinda Williams
6. Solid Gold, Easy Action - Peaches
7. Dawn Storm - Børns
8. Hippy Gumbo - Beth Orton
9. I Love To Boogie - King Khan
10. Beltane Walk - Gaby Moreno
11. Bang A Gong (Get It On) - U2 feat. Elton John
12. Diamond Meadows - John Cameron Mitchell
13. Ballrooms Of Mars - Emily Haines
14. Main Man - Father John Misty
15. Rock On - Perry Farrell
16. The Street and Babe Shadow - Elysian Fields
17. The Leopards - Gavin Friday
18. Metal Guru - Nena
19. Teenage Dream - Marc Almond
20. Organ Blues - Helga Davis
21. Planet Queen - Todd Rundgren
22. Great Horse - Jessie Harris
23. Mambo Sun - Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl
24. Pilgrim’s Tale - Victoria Williams with Julian Lennon
25. Bang A Gong (Get It On) Reprise - David Johansen
26. She Was Born To Be My Unicorn / Ride A White Swan - Maria McKee
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