Morrissey announces new covers album ‘California Son’

He’ll take on tracks by the likes of Bob Dylan, Joni
Mitchell and Roy Orbison


has announced a new covers album, titled ‘California Son’.

The former Smiths frontman made
the announcement
on his official website
 late yesterday (December 5), revealing
that he’s recorded versions of songs by the likes of Bob Dylan,
Joni Mitchell and Roy Orbison for the new album.

‘California Son’ has been produced by Joe Chiccarelli and
will comprise of 12 tracks. BMG are releasing the album –
although an actual release date has yet to be confirmed – and you
can see the tracklist below.

01. Morning Starship (Jobriath)
02. Don’t Interrupt The Sorrow (Joni

03. Only A Pawn In Their Game (Bob Dylan)
04. Suffer The Little Children (Buffy Sainte

05. Days Of Decision (Phil Ochs)
06. It’s Over (Roy Orbison)
07. Wedding Bell Blues (Laura Nyro)
08. Loneliness Remembers What Happiness Forgets (Dionne

09. Lady Willpower (Gary Puckett & the Union

10. When You Close Your Eyes (Carly Simon)
11. Lenny’s Tune (Tim Hardin)
12. Some Say I Got Devil (Melanie)


‘California Son’ follows on from
Morrissey’s recent cover of The Pretenders’ ‘Back On The
Chain Gang’
, which will feature on the upcoming deluxe
edition re-release of his November 2017 album
‘Low In High School’

Last month,
Morrissey made a rare live TV appearance with a guest spot on James
Corden’s The Late Late Show in the US
to perform his
Pretenders cover.

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Morrissey announces new covers album ‘California Son’