Sugar Ray Preps Hits Set, Lauper Cover
Sugar Ray's career to date will be chronicled with Rhino's June 21 release of "The Best of Sugar Ray."Sugar Ray's career to date will be chronicled with Rhino's June 21 release of "The Best of Sugar Ray." The 15-track set is led by a newly recorded cover of Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" plus the new sing "Shot of Laughter," which will be the set's first single.
"Best of" also includes a 13-year-old song dubbed "Psychedelic Bee" written by morning radio heavyweight Howard Stern that was originally recorded during sessions for Sugar Ray's 1992 album "Lemonade & Brownies," but never released.
Also present are such enduring radio hits as "Fly," "Every Morning," "When It's Over" and "Someday," plus a cover of Joe Jackson's "Is She Really Going Out With Him?"
Sugar Ray plans to tour this summer in support of the album, beginning June 18 in Robinsonville, Miss. The group will also make a July 8 appearance in New York as part of the Toyota Concert Series on NBC's "Today."
Here is the track list for "The Best of Sugar Ray":
"Shot of Laughter"
"Answer the Phone"
"Fly" (featuring Super Cat)
"Under the Sun"
"Time After Time"
"When It's Over"
"Is She Really Going Out With Him?"
"Chasin' You Around"
Here are Sugar Ray's tour dates:
June 18: Robinsonville, Miss. (Horseshoe Casino)
June 30: St. Paul, Minn. (Taste of Minnesota)
July 1: Milwaukee (Summerfest)
July 8: Norfolk, Va. (Naval Amphibious Base)
July 21: Central Point, Ore. (Jackson County Fair)
Aug. 18: Kelseyville, Calif. (Konocti Harbor)
Aug. 20: San Mateo, Calif. (County Fair)
Sept. 16: Pomona, Calif. (County Fair)