Lisa Marie Presley
'Now' And Then
Bolstered by a cover of Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry," Lisa Marie Presley returns with her second solo album this week for Capitol. "Now What" boasts 10 original songs in addition to her version of the 1983 Henley hit, and guest appearances by pop singer Pink and Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones.
Presley wrote six of the album's tracks with in-demand songwriter Linda Perry, who has worked with everyone from Gwen Stefani and Christina Aguilera to Unwritten Law and Courtney Love. "You went with who I am," Presley writes to Perry in the album's liner notes, "and I don't think I've ever had so much fun in the writing process."
The artist also co-wrote material with Gus Penaloza, Michael Lockwood and Eric Rosse, who reprises his role as her producer on the new album. Jones adds guitar to the virulent "Idiot," while Pink contributes vocals to "Shine."
Presley's take on the Henley/Danny Kortchmar-written "Dirty Laundry" (which Henley took to No. 3 on Billboard's Hot 100) has already received substantial exposure in a series of television promos for the hit ABC series "Desperate Housewives."