In the Works: New Smiths Tribute

 

 

Players include members of Wedding
Present, Built to Spill and Vivian Girls, plus Greg Laswell, Tanya Dnnelly,
Mike Viola and others.

 

By Blurt
Staff

 

American
Laundromat Records just aqnnounced plans to release a Smiths tribute CD titled Please,
Please, Please: a tribute to The Smiths.
The CD will feature newly-recorded
covers by The Wedding Present, Greg Laswell, Doug
Martsch (Built To Spill), William Fitzsimmons, Trespassers William, The Rest,
Katy Goodman (La Sera, Vivian Girls), The Leisure Society, Joy Zipper, Tanya
Donelly and others. The CD is slotted for Autumn 2011 worldwide release.

 

Confirmed Artists Thus Far / Track
Covering

 

Cinerama
/ London

Class
Actress / Ask

Dala
/ Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me

Doug
Martsch (Built To Spill) / Reel Around the Fountain

Elk City / I Know It’s Over

Greg Laswell / Half A Person

Joy
Zipper / What Difference Does It Make?

Katy
Goodman (Vivian Girls, La Sera) / track to be announced

Kitten /
track to be announced

Mike
Viola / How Soon Is Now?

Sara Lov / track to be announced

Sixpence
None the Richer / I Won�t Share You

Tanya
Donelly w/Dylan in the Movies / Shoplifters Of The World Unite

The
Leisure Society / That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore

The Rest
/ Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before

The
Wedding Present / Hand In Glove

Trespassers
William / There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

William
Fitzsimmons / Please Please Please
Let Me Get What I Want

 

 

 

 

For the
album cover, American Laundromat Records secured rights to use a Sandie Shaw photograph (Shaw famously covered te Smiths’ “Hand
In Glove” and later collaborated with the band) and tapped rock-poster designer
Lonny Unitus (Apples In Stereo, The Decemberists, Willie Nelson) to design the cover art and
eco-wallet packaging.

 

Visit www.alr-music.com for
additional details.

 

 

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