With a career that spans over 5 decades, Canadian-born actor William Shatner has become an instantly recognizable star of stage and screen whose vocal delivery, primarily in his performance as the square-jawed Capt. James T. Kirk , is...AS...iCONic...as it is...LEGENDARY. The versatile Shatner has also brought his unique interpretive talents to the music world as well, first in 1968 with the cult favorite The Transformed Man and later in 2004 with Has Been. Now Shatner has returned to familiar territory - space - in this wildly inventive concept album featuring brand new recordings of Shatner s much celebrated speak-sing delivery on a host of classic rock favorites and other space-themed songs. With guest appearances by an all-star cast of rock legends, Seeking Major Tom is sure to be one of the most talked about releases of 2011!
William Shatner returns to the final frontier of music recording with this space-themed concept album that boldly goes where no man has gone before - available on both 2CD and 3LP set!
Features distinctive interpretations of classic, intergalactic anthems by David Bowie, Queen, Deep Purple, Elton John, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath and more!
Includes guest appearances by Zakk Wylde, Sheryl Crow, Ritchie Blackmore, Lyle Lovett, Steve Miller and Peter Frampton PLUS members of The Strokes, The Kinks, Tangerine Dream, Alice In Chains,
Deep Purple, Yes, MC5 and more!
Timed to release simultaneously with the publication of Shatner s new book Shatner Rules! --Cleopatra Records
LP1 SIDE A
1. Major Tom (Coming Home) feat. Nick Valensi 5:18
2. Space Oddity feat. Ritchie Blackmore & Candice Night 4:54
3. In A Little While feat. Lyle Lovett 3:51
LP1 SIDE B
1. Space Cowboy feat. Brad Paisley & Steve Miller 5:25
2. Space Truckin feat. Ian Paice & Johnny Winter 5:08
3. Rocket Man feat. Steve Hillage 4:39
LP2 SIDE A
1. She Blinded Me With Science feat. Bootsy Collins & Patrick Moraz 5:50
2. Walking On The Moon feat. Toots Hibbert 2:52
3. Spirit In The Sky feat. Peter Frampton 4:24
4. Bohemian Rhapsody feat. John Wetton 5:40
LP2 SIDE B
1. Silver Machine feat. Wayne Kramer & Carmine Appice 4:45
2. Mrs. Major Tom feat. Sheryl Crow 5:47
3. Empty Glass feat. Michael Schenker 3:14
LP3 SIDE A
1. Lost In The Stars feat. Ernie Watts 3:43
2. Learning To Fly feat. Edgar Froese 4:43
3. Mr. Spaceman feat. Dave Davies 2:14
4. Twilight Zone feat. Warren Haynes 7:24
LP3 SIDE B
1. Struggle 4:12
2. Iron Man feat. Zakk Wylde & Mike Inez 6:32
3. Planet Earth feat. Steve Howe 4:51