AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T.Rex 2LP
AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T.Rex 2LP

AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T.Rex 2LP

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BMGLP60586
UPC:
4050538605860

Extraordinary Tribute To One Of Rock's Great Composers On Double LP!
Featuring Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Lucinda Williams, Beth Orton, U2 w/Elton John & More!

Marc Bolan has been famously cited as a major influence by some of the biggest names in music from David Bowie to Johnny Marr.

Bolan's golden era was in the late sixties and seventies when he was the biggest selling singles artist since the Beatles, movie star and the electric spark behind Glam Rock. He died in 1977 aged just 29, after a car crash in Barnes, London, but his reputation has only grown.

Later this year Marc will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and 50 years since the first T.Rex single and album, illustrious fans have gathered to pay tribute and argue for his place amongst the music greats.

For 'AngelHeaded Hipster', a collection of major stars including Nick Cave, U2 featuring Elton John, Joan Jett, Peaches and Marc Almond have reinterpreted and reimagined some of his greatest tracks including "Jeepster", "Bang A Gong (Get It On)" and "Ride A White Swan".

Every track reveals a different Marc and offers a unique appreciation of a multifaceted musician, writer, poet and composer.

AngelHeaded Hipster was lovingly created by the late Hal Willner, who passed away on April 7, 2020 from COVID-19. The acclaimed music producer, who "for nearly four decades bent and shaped the dimensions of almost-popular music" (New York Times), produced albums for artists including Lou Reed, Marianne Faithfull and William S. Burroughs, and concept albums drawing upon the music of Thelonious Monk, Kurt Weill, vintage Disney films and others.



Features

  • Double LP
  • Gatefold jacket
  • Made in the EU

Selections

Side A:

  1. Children Of The Revolution - Kesha
  2. Cosmic Dancer - Nick Cave
  3. Jeepster - Joan Jett
  4. Scenescof - Devendra Banhart
  5. Life's A Gas - Lucinda Williams
  6. Solid Gold, Easy Action - Peaches
  7. Dawn Storm - BØRNS

Side B:

  1. Hippy Gumbo - Beth Orton
  2. I Love To Boogie - King Khan
  3. Beltane Walk - Gaby Moreno
  4. Bang A Gong (Get It On) - U2 with Elton John
  5. Diamond Meadows - John Cameron Mitchell
  6. Ballrooms Of Mars - Emily Haines

Side C:

  1. Main Man - Father John Misty
  2. Rock On - Perry Farrell
  3. The Street And Babe Shadow - Elysian Fields
  4. The Leopards - Gavin Friday
  5. Metal Guru - Nena
  6. Teenage Dream - Marc Almond

Side D:

  1. Organ Blues - Helga Davis
  2. Planet Queen - Todd Rundgren
  3. Great Horse - Jesse Harris
  4. Mambo Sun - Sean Lennon & Charlotte Kemp Muhl
  5. Pilgrim's Tale - Victoria Williams & Julian Lennon
  6. Bang A Gong (Get It On) [Reprise] - David Johansen
  7. She Was Born To Be My Unicorn / Ride A White Swan - Maria McKee & Gavin Friday
Description

Extraordinary Tribute To One Of Rock's Great Composers On Double LP!
Featuring Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Lucinda Williams, Beth Orton, U2 w/Elton John & More!

Marc Bolan has been famously cited as a major influence by some of the biggest names in music from David Bowie to Johnny Marr.

Bolan's golden era was in the late sixties and seventies when he was the biggest selling singles artist since the Beatles, movie star and the electric spark behind Glam Rock. He died in 1977 aged just 29, after a car crash in Barnes, London, but his reputation has only grown.

Later this year Marc will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and 50 years since the first T.Rex single and album, illustrious fans have gathered to pay tribute and argue for his place amongst the music greats.

For 'AngelHeaded Hipster', a collection of major stars including Nick Cave, U2 featuring Elton John, Joan Jett, Peaches and Marc Almond have reinterpreted and reimagined some of his greatest tracks including "Jeepster", "Bang A Gong (Get It On)" and "Ride A White Swan".

Every track reveals a different Marc and offers a unique appreciation of a multifaceted musician, writer, poet and composer.

AngelHeaded Hipster was lovingly created by the late Hal Willner, who passed away on April 7, 2020 from COVID-19. The acclaimed music producer, who "for nearly four decades bent and shaped the dimensions of almost-popular music" (New York Times), produced albums for artists including Lou Reed, Marianne Faithfull and William S. Burroughs, and concept albums drawing upon the music of Thelonious Monk, Kurt Weill, vintage Disney films and others.



Features

  • Double LP
  • Gatefold jacket
  • Made in the EU

Selections

Side A:

  1. Children Of The Revolution - Kesha
  2. Cosmic Dancer - Nick Cave
  3. Jeepster - Joan Jett
  4. Scenescof - Devendra Banhart
  5. Life's A Gas - Lucinda Williams
  6. Solid Gold, Easy Action - Peaches
  7. Dawn Storm - BØRNS

Side B:

  1. Hippy Gumbo - Beth Orton
  2. I Love To Boogie - King Khan
  3. Beltane Walk - Gaby Moreno
  4. Bang A Gong (Get It On) - U2 with Elton John
  5. Diamond Meadows - John Cameron Mitchell
  6. Ballrooms Of Mars - Emily Haines

Side C:

  1. Main Man - Father John Misty
  2. Rock On - Perry Farrell
  3. The Street And Babe Shadow - Elysian Fields
  4. The Leopards - Gavin Friday
  5. Metal Guru - Nena
  6. Teenage Dream - Marc Almond

Side D:

  1. Organ Blues - Helga Davis
  2. Planet Queen - Todd Rundgren
  3. Great Horse - Jesse Harris
  4. Mambo Sun - Sean Lennon & Charlotte Kemp Muhl
  5. Pilgrim's Tale - Victoria Williams & Julian Lennon
  6. Bang A Gong (Get It On) [Reprise] - David Johansen
  7. She Was Born To Be My Unicorn / Ride A White Swan - Maria McKee & Gavin Friday
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
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Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
Artist
Title
AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T.Rex
Composer
Marc Bolan
Additional Artists
Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Lucinda Williams, Beth Orton, U2, Elton John, Kesha
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
04-29-2020
Release Date
09-02-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Expected On 09-30-2020
Format
Vinyl
EXPECT_ON
2020-09-30 00:00:00.000
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