Red Hot Chili Peppers To Release Covers EP
Red Hot Chili Peppers' takes on classic songs by the Beach Boys, Ramones, Iggy and the Stooges and more will be compiled on "We Salute You," a six-track covers EP out May 1 on Warner Bros.
"Salute" will include studio covers of Dion and the Belmonts' "A Teenager in Love," the Ramones' "Havana Affair" and Iggy and the Stooges' "Search & Destroy," as well as live versions of Neil Young's "Everybody Knows This is Nowhere," the Beach Boys' "I Get Around" and David Bowie's "Suffragette City." The release is meant to toast the Chili Peppers' Rock and Roll Hall of Fame brethren, after the group was inducted into the Rock Hall at a ceremony last Saturday (Apr. 14).
RHCP is headlining Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo this summer after releasing its 10th studio album, "I'm With You," last August. Before the festival dates, the group will continues its North American tour on Apr. 27 in Toronto.
Here is the track listing to "We Salute You":
"A Teenager in Love" (Dion and the Belmonts)
"Havana Affair" (Ramones)
"Search & Destroy" (Iggy and the Stooges)
"Everybody Knows This is Nowhere" (Neil Young) [live]
"I Get Around" (The Beach Boys) [live]
"Suffragette City" (David Bowie) [live]