January 6, 2012 12:21
Josh Homme, Cat's Eyes, UNKLE to feature on Grinderman remix album
'Grinderman 2 RMX' also features The National, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and A Place To Bury Strangers
Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme, Cat's Eyes and UNKLE have all contributed remixes to a new Grinderman remix album.
Released on March 12, 'Grinderman 2 RMX' is a "collection of remixes, reinterpretations and collaborations" based on the now defunct band's 2010 album 'Grinderman 2'.
To celebrate the release, the band – who announced at an Australian festival in December 2011 that they were 'over' – are streaming a previously unreleased remix of 'Bellringer Blues' by Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ guitarist Nick Zinner, which you can listen to below. Of the remix, the band have said: "It shits all over the original!".
Elsewhere on the record, Josh Homme has remixed 'Mickey Mouse & the Goodbye Man' while Cat’s Eyes' Faris Badwan and Rachel Zeffira have delivered their own version of 'When My Baby Comes' and 'Evil' has been re-imagined by Silver Alert (Grinderman's Jim Sclavunos and The National's Matt Berninger.
The 'Grinderman 2 RMX' tracklisting is:
Grinderman/Fripp – 'Super Heathen Child'
A Place to Bury Strangers – 'Worm Tamer'
Nick Zinner – 'Bellringer Blues'
UNKLE – 'Hyper Worm Tamer'
Joshua Homme – 'Mickey Bloody Mouse'
Cat’s Eyes with Luke Tristram – 'When My Baby Comes'
Barry Adamson – 'Palaces Of Montezuma'
Silver Alert (featuring Matt Berninger) – 'Evil'
SixToes – 'When My Baby Comes')
Andy Weatherall – 'Heathen Child'
Factory Floor – 'Evil'
Grinderman – 'First Evil'
Listen to the previously unreleased remix of 'Bellringer Blues' by Yeah Yeah Yeahs' guitarist Nick Zinner below:
Grinderman - Bellringer Blues (Nick Zinner Remix) by Mute UK