February 13, 2013 16:20

Courtney Love and Michael Stipe join forces on Johnny Depp's 'pirate' album - listen

Actor's collection of sea shanties will be released on February 18

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Courtney Love

Courtney Love and REM's Michael Stipe have collaborated on a track for Johnny Depp's forthcoming album of sea shanties – listen to it below.

The track, titled 'Rio Grande', will appear on the pirate-themed album 'Son of Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys', which is set for release on February 18. The album is being put together by Johnny Depp, director Gore Verbinski and producer Hal Willner and follows their similar 2006 effort, 'Rogue's Gallery'.

The 36-track double CD features a host of rock legends, including Tom Waits featuring Keith Richards, Iggy Pop featuring A Hawk And A Hacksaw, Patti Smith and Johnny Depp, Beth Orton, Shane MacGowan, Michael Stipe and Courtney Love, Dr John, Marianne Faithfull and Broken Social Scene.

The 'Son of Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys' tracklisting is:

CD 1
Shane MacGowan – 'Leaving of Liverpool' [ft. Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski]
Robyn Hitchcock – 'Sam’s Gone Away'
Beth Orton – 'River Come Down'
Sean Lennon – 'Row Bullies Row' [ft. Jack Shit]
Tom Waits – 'Shenandoah' [ft.Keith Richards]
Ivan Neville – 'Mr Stormalong'
Iggy Pop – 'Asshole Rules the Navy' [ft. A Hawk and a Hacksaw]
Macy Gray – 'Off to Sea Once More'
Ed Harcourt – 'The Ol’ OG'
Shilpa Ray – 'Pirate Jenny' [ft. Nick Cave and Warren Ellis]
Patti Smith and Johnny Depp – 'The Mermaid'
Chuck E Weiss – 'Anthem for Old Souls'
Ed Pastorini – 'Orange Claw Hammer'
The Americans – 'Sweet and Low'
Robin Holcomb and Jessica Kenny – 'Ye Mariners All'
Gavin Friday and Shannon McNally – 'Tom’s Gone to Hilo'
Kenny Wollesen and The Himalayas Marching Band – 'Bear Away'

CD 2
Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention – 'Handsome Cabin Boy'
Michael Stipe and Courtney Love – 'Rio Grande'
Marc Almond – 'Ship in Distress'
Dr John – 'In Lure of the Tropics'
Todd Rundgren – 'Rolling Down to Old Maui'
Dan Zanes – 'Jack Tar on Shore' [ft. Broken Social Scene]
Sissy Bounce (Katey Red and Big Freedia) – 'Sally Racket' [ft. Akron/Family]
Broken Social Scene – 'Wild Goose'
Marianne Faithfull – 'Flandyke Shore' [ft. Kate and Anna McGarrigle]
Ricky Jay – 'The Chantey of Noah and his Ark (Old School Song)'
Michael Gira – 'Whiskey Johnny'
Petra Haden – 'Sunshine Life for Me' [ft. Lenny Pickett]
Jenni Muldaur – 'Row the Boat Child'
Richard Thompson – 'General Taylor' [ft. Jack Shit]
Tim Robbins – 'Marianne' [ft. Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs]
Kembra Phaler – 'Barnacle Bill the Sailor' [ft. Antony, Joseph Arthur, and Foetus]
Angelica Huston – 'Missus McGraw' [ft. The Weisberg Strings]
Iggy Pop and Elegant Too – 'The Dreadnought'
Mary Margaret O’Hara – 'Then Said the Captain to Me (Two Poems of the Sea)'

Read More On This Artist

More News
Prince reveals two new songs ahead of dual album release – listen
Neil Young rumoured to be releasing orchestral album 'Storytone'
Radiohead update official app with new music
Superfood announce details of debut album 'Don't Say That' – hear new song
Disclosure working with Mary J Blige on her new album 'The London Sessions'
Marina and the Diamonds preview snippet of new track 'Froot' – listen
Ryan Adams streams new album online
Rapper Riff Raff attacks 'chubby' Sam Smith after being cut from VMAs Instagram photo
Ash's Tim Wheeler announces debut solo album 'Lost Domain' – hear first song now
Yoko Ono announces this year's recipients of the Lennon Ono Grant For Peace
Royal Blood say debut album success shows there is 'hope for guitars and riffs' – watch
Bloc Party's Kele Okereke dismisses idea of 'Silent Alarm' anniversary tour
Mercury Music Prize 2014 nominees to be revealed next week
Today's new album releases: The Kooks, Pulled Apart By Horses and more
Arcade Fire cover Wolf Parade during final, homecoming Reflektor tour show – watch
Superfood and Honeyblood to play NME New Breed Tour
Foals and The Antlers to feature in Transgressive Records' free September downloads
Representative for Ariana Grande denies leaked nude photos are real
Franz Ferdinand, Mogwai and Frightened Rabbit to headline pro-Scottish independence gig
Royal Blood announce UK tour dates – O2 Priority Ticket details
SBTRKT joins London iTunes Festival line-up
Royal Blood score fastest-selling rock debut album in three years

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today