Hear The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas’ Buddy Holly tribute song – audio

Florence And The Machine, Cee Lo Green and Paul McCartney also feature on new tribute compilation

‘Rave On’, a Buddy Holly cover song that The Strokes‘ singer Julian Casablancas has recorded for a new tribute album to the 1950s icon is now available online. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to hear it.

The frontman has recorded the track for a new compilation, which is titled ‘Rave On Buddy Holly’ and will be released on June 28 in the US.

Florence And The Machine, Cee Lo Green, Paul McCartney, Patti Smith and Fiona Apple have also contributed tracks to the compilation.

Buddy Holly died at the age of 22 in a 1959 plane crash.

The ‘Rave On Buddy Holly’ tracklisting is:

The Black Keys – ‘Dearest’
Fiona Apple & Jon Brion – ‘Every Day’
Paul McCartney – ‘It’s So Easy’
Florence And The Machine – ‘Not Fade Away’
Cee Lo Green – ‘(You’re So Square) Baby, I Don’t Care’
Karen Elson – ‘Crying, Waiting, Hoping’
Julian Casablancas – ‘Rave On’
Jenny O. – ‘I’m Gonna Love You Too’
Justin Townes Earle – ‘Maybe Baby’
She & Him – ‘Oh Boy’
Nick Lowe – ‘Changing All Those Changes’
Patti Smith – ‘Words Of Love’
My Morning Jacket – ‘True Love Ways’
Modest Mouse – ‘That’ll Be The Day’
Kid Rock – ‘Well… All Right’
The Detroit Cobras – ‘Heartbeat’
Lou Reed – ‘Peggy Sue’
John Doe – ‘Peggy Sue Got Married’
Graham Nash – ‘Raining In My Heart’