Thursday, April 26, 2007

VA - Scandinavian Friends: A Tribute to Roky Erickson (2007)

A brand new Scandinavian tribute to the great Roky Erickson - hard to find outside of Scandinavia, so here it is for your enjoyment.
This tribute features outstanding versions of some of Roky's best songs from top notch Norwegian, Swedish and Danish bands such as Madrugada, Baby Woodrose, Backstreet Girls, We and The Hellacopters.
Roky Erickson is finally coming to Europe and are confirmed at the Hultsfred Festival in Sweden and the Øya Festival in Norway.
All the proceeds from this album will be donated to Roky's trust fund as a gift for his 60th birthday this summer, so if you like this album and Roky pick up a copy if you can find it!

Tracklist: 1. The Cheaters - Reverbation (Doubt), 2. Sweet Honey Pie - Witchcraft, 3. Baby Woodrose - I Don't Ever Want to Come Down, 4. Rooky - Stand For the Fire Demon, 5. The Hellacopters - Cold Night For Alligators, 6. Los Plantronics - You're Gonna Miss Me, 7. The Mainliners - Bloody Hammer, 8. Grand Café - Sputnik, 9. On Trial - I Have Always Been There Before, 10. Backstreet Girls - Crazy Crazy Mama, 11. Thee Mono Sapiens - Two Headed Dog, 12. We - Cold Night For Alligators, 13. The Sacred Sailors - White Faces, 14. Madrugada - Slip Inside This House, 15. Neperud - I Walked With a Zombie.

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Nazz Nomad said...

great stuff

roky just played here in nyc- you can find some clips on youtube

bleedin' out

Knoxx said...

Thx very much, lovely post!