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Marc Bolan tribute gathers up Joan Jett, Foo Fighters, Nick Cave

by Paul Cashmere on December 12, 2018

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A new tribute to Marc Bolan with an all-star cast will be released in 2019. The project is titled ‘Angel Headed Hipster’.

‘Angel Headed Hipster’ is a reference to a line in Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’ poem.

The track ‘Children of the Revolution’ is done by Kesha with a live orchestra featuring Wayne Kramer of MC5 and the Jack Ship Band with members of Elvis Costello and Jackson Browne’s band.

Known artists on the release so far are:

Marc Almond
Nick Cave
Perry Farrell
Foo Fighters
Emily Haines
Father John Misty
Joan Jett
Todd Rundgren
U2 with Elton John

BMG will release the 2CD 27 track album in March/April, 2019.

Joan Jett will also perform for Series 1 of Red Hot Summer 2019.

Red Hot Summer series 1 starts January 12 with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Jimmy Barnes, The Living End, Diesel, Richard Clapton and Chocolate Starfish. Get tickets here

Red Hot Summer series 2 begins February 14 with Suzi Quatro, Baby Animals, The Screaming Jets, Jon Stevens, Moving Pictures and Chocolate Starfish. Get tickets here

Series 3 of Red Hot Summer gets underway March 23 with John Farnham, Daryl Braithwaite, Jon Stevens, Vanessa Amorosi, Thirsty Merc and Dragon. Get tickets here

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