The Strokes’ Nick Valensi collaborates with the B-52s’ Kate Pierson on her debut solo album

'Guitars and Microphones' will be released in February, 2015

The Strokes‘ guitarist Nick Valensi is set to appear on the debut solo album from the B-52s’ Kate Pierson.

Pierson’s first solo release, ‘Guitars and Microphones’, will come out in February, 2015. The singer also wrote a number of tracks with Sia, who executive produced the record. Valensi plays guitar on a handful of tracks on the album, which was produced by Tim Anderson (Ima Robot). The first song to be aired from the record is ‘Mister Sister’. Click above to watch the video for the track, which features Portlandia star Fred Armisen.

New wave icons The B-52s released their last studio album, ‘Funplex’, in 2008. Their self-titled debut came out in 1979.


The ‘Guitars and Microphones’ tracklisting is:

‘Throw Down the Roses’
‘Mister Sister’
‘Guitars and Microphones’
‘Crush Me With Your Love’
‘Bottoms Up’
‘Bring Your Arms’
‘Time Wave Zero’
‘Pulls You Under’