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Various Artists: When Pigs Fly

  Catalog:  CD-XEMU-1010 1681435471
 Format:  CD
 Date:  05/21/2002 
 MSRP:  $16.99
 UPC:  782861101125
 Class:  Q
"When Pigs Fly: Songs You Never Thought You'd Hear", is a collection of newly recorded cover versions so bizarre in nature it seems impossible to comprehend (...hence the name). The record mixes both legendary and contemporary artist doing versions of classic hit songs far out of their usual musical genre. For instance, who even knew that movie-action star Jackie Chan sang? Let alone sang a duet with critically acclaimed Ani DiFranco? Devo reviving a folk-rock protest classic? Don Ho singing 'Shock The Monkey'? "When Pigs Fly: Songs You Never Thought You'd Hear" features: 'Unforgettable'-Ani DiFranco & Jackie Chan; 'Shock The Monkey'-Don Ho; 'Ohio'-Devo; 'These Boots Were Made For Walking"-The Fixx; 'Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap'-Lesley Gore; 'Carry On My Wayward Son'-The Oak Ridge Boys; 'Call Me'-The Box Tops (with Alex Chilton); 'White Wedding'-Herman's Hermits (starring Peter Noone); 'Girls On Film'-Billy Preston; 'What A Wonderful World'- Roy Clark; 'Insane In The Brain'-The Connells; & 'Bang A Gong'- Neanderthal Spongecake. What makes the album so interesting, is that each artist's distinctive style brings a uniquely different experience to the way the song was originally recorded. The record is unlike anything you've heard before. Extensive media campaign overseen by Rogers & Cowan Public Relations. Massive promotional radio campaign commences May 2nd. Retail Marketing will be available.

TRACK LISTING

Single Disc: 
Ani DiFranco and Jackie ChanUnforgettable(3:54)
DevoOhio(3:21)
The Box TopsCall Me(3:48)
The ConnellsInsane in the Brain(4:12)
Don HoShock the Monkey(4:08)
Roy ClarkWhat A Wonderful World(2:55)
Billy PrestonGirls On Film(4:17)
The FixxThese Boots Are Made For Walkin'(5:42)
The Oak Ridge BoysCarry On Wayward Son(5:20)
10 The Neanderthal SpongecakeGet It On (Bang A Gong)(4:34)
11 Herman's Hermits starring PeteWhite Wedding(4:31)
12 Lesley GoreDirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap(4:01)