Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Billy Shears, Mon!

Easy Star Records is issuing a reggae version of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" by the Easy Star All-Stars on April 14. (There's a very brief audio clip at the link.) The album features guest vocals from Steel Pulse, Matisyahu, Bunny Rugs (Third World), Ranking Roger (English Beat), Sugar Minott and The Mighty Diamonds, among others. The first single, “With A Little Help From My Friends,” featuring Luciano, will be released on iTunes Feb. 10.