The Raconteurs team up with country acts for new single

Ricky Skaggs and Ashley Monroe join on 'Old Enough'

The Raconteurs have teamed up with country artists Ricky Skaggs and 22-year-old Ashley Monroe for a re-recording of their new single ‘Old Enough’.

The track is taken from their second LP ‘Consolers Of The Lonely’, released earlier this year.

The band recorded the bluegrass-inspired version of the track, in order to show a different side of the band, as explained by drummer Patrick Keeler.

He said: “We wanted to show a different side of the band and work with a few local artists we highly respect. Ricky is a legend, plain and simple, and one of the best players around. Ashley Monroe is a young, rising star with an angelic voice.”

A video for the track will premiere at Yahoo on December 2, 2008.

The single will be released digitally exclusively through Amazon on December 2, and will hit all other digital retailers on December 9. A vinyl version will come out on December 16.

–By our New York staff.

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