Róisín Murphy joins David Byrne & Fatboy Slim

Florence (minus Machine), Steve Earle & Kate Pierson have also been added to the Here Lies Love cast.

More details have emerged about David Byrne and Fatboy Slim’s “song cycle about Imelda Marcos and Estrella Cumpus”, Here Lies Love.

Due for release now on March 12 – yup, it’s been pushed back a month – its amazing roll call of guests includes Florence Welch, Candie Payne, St. Vincent, Tori Amos, Martha Wainwright, Nellie McKay, Steve Earle, Cyndi Lauper, Allison Moorer, Charmaine Clamor, Theresa Andersson, Sharon Jones, Alice Russell, Kate Pierson, Sia, Camille, Santigold, Nicole Atkins, Natalie Merchant, Shara Worden and Arklow’s very own Róisín Murphy who features on the extremely funky ‘Don’t You Agree?’ and – big bonus this – has all her fadas in the right place on the sleeve!

As reported in the current issue of Hot Press, you can download one of the standouts, ‘Please Don't’, from www.davidbyrne.com for free.

 

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