So Jack White is Working with ICP to Cover Mozart (There's No Punchline Here)
by DannyGallagher August 31, 2011 at 2:00PM | Views: 637
The music business is full of bizarre collaborations. James Brown and Luciano Pavarotti famousy teamed up to do a duet of "It's a Man's World." Eminem and Elton John performed a rendition of "Stan" at the Grammys. Rebecca Black continues to make music with people who can (presumably) hear.
And in honor of this timeless tradition in the music world, another bizarre collaboration has come together with a sound that could be an awesome triumph of the human spirit or something that's used as a method of driving radical separatists from their heavily fortified compound.
Former White Stripes fronter and Third Man Records founder Jack White has teamed up with Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope to release a cover album based on the works of Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart for White's record label. The double album will include two original songs from the team-up including "Leck Mich Im Arsch" featuring the rockin' melodies of the Vienna vibe-master and a B-side single called "Mountain Girl," a lovely little ditty that tells "tall tales about a shotgun wedding, meth problems, and moonshine".
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