Rocket Juice and The Moon

Rocket Juice and The Moon

Supergroup Alert: Damon Albarn And Flea Are Rocket Juice And The Moon

by Paul Cashmere on April 3, 2012

in New Music,News

Introducing Rocket Juice and The Moon, another “supergroup” for you.

Rocket Juice and The Moon

Rocket Juice and The Moon

Rocket Juice and The Moon features Damon Albarn (Blur/Gorillaz), Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Tony Allen (Fela Kuti).

Over a three week period the trio gathered at Albarn’s West London studio and recorded over two dozen tracks. They then invited friends to collaborate, including Erykah Badu, Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara, Cheick Tidiane Sec, Ghanaian rapper M.anifest and the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.

Rocket Juice and The Moon made their debut live performance on October 28, 2011 at the Cork Jazz Festival in Cork, Ireland.

Albarn then hooked up with his mates at Honest Jon’s indie record store on Portobello Road in London and has now released the album through their Honest Jon label.

Have a listen to ‘Hey Shooter’ featuring Erykah Badu.

The album will be released by Fuse in Australia this Friday, April 6, 2012.

Tracklisting:

1. “1-2-3-4-5-6”
2. “HEY, SHOOTER” (FEATURING. ERYKAH BADU, HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE & THUNDERCAT)
3. “LOLO” (FEATURING. FATOUMATA DIAWARA, HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE & M.ANIFEST)
4. “NIGHT WATCH”
5. “FORWARD SWEEP”
6. “FOLLOW-FASHION” (FEATURING. FATOUMATA DIAWARA & M.ANIFEST)
7. “CHOP UP” (FEATURING. M.ANIFEST & M3NSA)
8. “POISON” (FEATURING. DAMON ALBARN)
9. “EXTINGUISHED” (FEATURING. CHEICK TIDIANE SECK)
10. “ROTARY CONNECTION”
11. “CHECK OUT”
12. “THERE” (FEATURING. CHEICK TIDIANE SECK)
13. “WORRIES”
14. “BENKO” (FEATURING. FATOUMATA DIAWARA, HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE & DAMON ALBARN)
15. “THE UNFADABLE” (FEATURING. M.ANIFEST)
16. “DAM(N)” (FEATURING. ERYKAH BADU & M.ANIFEST)
17. “FATHERLESS”
18. “LEAVE-TAKING” (FEATURING. HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE]

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