Album: Various artists, Son of Rogue's Gallery (Anti-Company)
Sunday 17 February 2013
A second volume of "pirate ballads, sea songs and chanteys" from the production house of Hal Willner. And this one's starrier than the first.
Everyone wants to be a pirate now. There are 36 performances, most of them evincing a spumey "aaaargh, Jim-lad" recreational vibe. Who's on it? Shane MacGowan, Keith Richards, Tom Waits, Patti Smith, Beth Orton, Michael Stipe, Richard Thompson, Iggy, Courtney Love, Mary Margaret O'Hara… Crikey, etc.
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