Red Hot Chili Peppers will release a covers E.P. to commemorate their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The six-track E.P. will feature songs by Neil Young, The Beach Boys, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, The Ramones and Dion and the Belmonts.
Five of the six tracks have never been available as downloads. “A Teenager In Love” was released as an international maxi-single; “Havana Affair” was released as a 7″-single and featured on the compilation We’re A Happy Family: A Tribute To The Ramones; “Search & Destroy” has only appeared on a now out-of-print maxi-CD, “I Get Around” was first played during Brian Wilson’s 2005 MusiCares induction speech; and “Suffragette City” was previously only available as a B-side to the band’s single “Aeroplane.” “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere” was recorded live during Red Hot Chili Peppers’ current tour supporting their album I’m With You.
The track-listing for We Salute You is as follows:
“A Teenager in Love” (Dion and the Belmonts)
“Havana Affair” (Ramones)
“Search & Destroy” (Iggy and the Stooges)
“Everybody Knows This is Nowhere” (Neil Young) [live]
“I Get Around” (The Beach Boys) [live]
“Suffragette City” (David Bowie) [live]
The E.P. will be released on May 1.