U2, Elton John, and More Featured on Marc Bolan and T. Rex Tribute Album

The album is due out September 4

An all-star group of musicians is gathering to pay tribute to the music of Marc Bolan and T. Rex.

T. Rex is part of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2020 with Bolan being inducted posthumously. To celebrate their induction, a tribute album called AngelHeaded Hipster will be released on September 4 containing Bolan and T. Rex classics.

A star-studded list of artists appear on the record including U2, Elton John, Joan Jett, Nick Cave, Father John Misty, Kesha, Perry Farrell, and more.
Highlights of the album include Nick Cave performing “Cosmic Dancer,” U2 and Elton John teaming up for the T. Rex classic “Bang A Gong (Get It On),” and Kesha’s take on “Children Of The Revolution.”

Those wanting to see T. Rex inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will be able to do so as the ceremony will air live on HBO on November 7th.

AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T.Rex Tracklist:

Disc 1
01. “Children Of The Revolution” – Kesha
02. “Cosmic Dancer” – Nick Cave
03. “Jeepster” – Joan Jett
04. “Scenescof” – Devendra Banhart
05. “Life’s A Gas” – Lucinda Williams
06. “Solid Gold, Easy Action” – Peaches
07. “Dawn Storm” – BØRNS
08. “Hippy Gumbo” – Beth Orton
09. “I Love To Boogie” – King Khan
10. “Beltane Walk” – Gaby Moreno
11. “Bang A Gong (Get It On)” – U2 feat. Elton John
12. “Diamond Meadows” – John Cameron Mitchell
13. “Ballrooms Of Mars” – Emily Haines

Disc 2
01. “Main Man” – Father John Misty
02. “Rock On” – Perry Farrell
03. “The Street and Babe Shadow” – Elysian Fields
04. “The Leopards” – Gavin Friday
05. “Metal Guru” – Nena
06. “Teenage Dream” – Marc Almond
07. “Organ Blues” – Helga Davis
08. “Planet Queen” – Todd Rundgren
09. “Great Horse” – Jessie Harris
10. “Mambo Sun” – Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl
11. “Pilgrim’s Tale” – Victoria Williams with Julian Lennon
12. “Bang A Gong (Get It On) Reprise” – David Johansen
13. “She Was Born To Be My Unicorn / Ride A White Swan” – Maria McKee

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