Vocalist Marc Almond, who was seriously injured in a 2004 motorcycle crash, has signed with Sanctuary for the June release of a new album, "Stardom Road." The 13-track set was produced by Marius de Vr

Vocalist Marc Almond, who was seriously injured in a 2004 motorcycle crash, has signed with Sanctuary for the June release of a new album, "Stardom Road." The 13-track set was produced by Marius de Vries and Tris Penna.

"Stardom Road" features covers of tracks like the Dusty Springfield-popularized "I Close My Eyes and Count to Ten" (featuring St. Etienne's Sarah Cracknell) and the Roberta Flack/Shirley Bassey-associated "The Ballad of the Sad Young Men" (featuring Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons).

The album also finds former Soft Cell principal Almond reinterpreting Frank Sinatra's "Strangers in the Night," T. Rex's "The London Boys" and Petula Clark's "Happy Heart"

Almond will play a few live shows this spring in Europe, beginning Friday (March 30) in Thessaloniki, Greece. Also on tap is sold-out May 4-6 run at London's Wiltons Music Hall.

Here is the track list for "Stardom Road":

"I Have Lived"
"I Close My Eyes and Count to Ten"
"Bedsitter Images"
"The London Boys"
"Strangers in the Night"
"The Ballad of the Sad Young Men"
"Stardom Road"
"Kitsch"
"Backstage (I'm Lonely)"
"Dream Lover"
"Happy Heart"
"Redeem Me"
"The Curtain Falls"

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