news on: I'l Take Care Of You
Screaming Trees singer Mark Lanegan's
upcoming solo album, I'll Take Care of You (Sept. 21), features 11 eclectic
covers of folk, blues and country songs. Among the artists covered on
the CD are '80s cowpunks the Gun Club ("Carry Home"), '60s folkies Tim
Hardin ("Shiloh Town") and Fred Neil ("Badi-Da"), Stax Records R&B singer
Eddie Floyd ("Consider Me"), oddball rockers the Leaving Trains ("Creeping
Coastline of Lights") and country legend Buck Owens ("Together Again").
Also included are covers of the traditional gospel and blues songs "On
Jesus' Program" and "Little Sadie." Among the album's guests are Screaming
Trees bassist Van Conner and drummer Barrett Martin, former Dinosaur Jr.
bassist and solo artist Mike Johnson, former Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepard
and Los Lobos multi-instrumentalist Steve Berlin.