Patti Smith confirms covers album details

'Twelve' to be followed by full UK tour

Patti Smith has confirmed full details of her new covers album ‘Twelve’.

The LP, out on April 16, is the follow up to 2004’s ‘Trampin’’ and sees Smith and her band rework tracks from the past 40 years including Stevie Wonder’s ‘Pastime Paradise’, Tears For Fears‘Everybody Wants To Rule the World’ and Neil Young’s ‘Helpless’ as well as others by Bob Dylan, Nirvana, Paul Simon and Jimi Hendrix.

The album also features an assortment of guest artists including Red Hot Chili PeppersFlea, Television guitarist Tom Verlaine and The Black CrowesRich Robinson.

Smith‘s son Jackson and daughter Jesse contribute guitar and vocal respectively.

The full tracklisting is:

‘Are You Experienced?’

‘Everybody Wants To Rule The World’


‘Gimme Shelter’

‘Within You Without You’

‘White Rabbit’

‘Changing Of The Guards’

‘The Boy In The Bubble’

‘Soul Kitchen’

‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’

‘Midnight Rider’

‘Pastime Paradise’

Meanwhile Smith is set to tour the UK and Ireland in May.

The dates are:

Kendal Arts Centre (May 10)

Ulverston Coronation Hall (11)

Dublin Vicar Street (13)

London Roundhouse (17)

Minehead – All Tomorrow’s Parties (19)

Liverpool Carling Academy (20)

Glasgow ABC (22)

Gateshead Sage (23)

Sheffield The Plug (24)

To check ticket availability after that and get the latest listings go to NME.COM/GIGS now.