William Shatner, the eigty-year-old Canadian actor known for his film role as the dad in the 1973’s ‘Go Ask Alice‘, is set to release his third studio album, featuring some of the most legendary names in Rock and Metal history, including Richie Blackmore (Rainbow, Deep Purple), Brian May (Queen), Michael Schenker (UFO, Scorpions) and Zakk Wylde (ex-Ozzy Osbourne) among many others.
No release date has yet been set for the album, but apparently some bits have already been recorded. Shatner, also known for playing T.J. Hooker, has revealed that the album will be ‘space-themed’ and carry the name ‘Searching for Major Tom’.
1. Space Trucking (DEEP PURPLE)
2. She Blinded Me With Science (THOMAS DOLBY)
3. In A Little While (U2)
4. Empty Glass (THE TEA PARTY)
5. Lost In The Stars (FRANK SINATRA version)
6. Twilight Zone (GOLDEN EARRING)
7. Space Cowboy (STEVE MILLER)
8. Rocket Man (ELTON JOHN)
9. Space Oddity (DAVID BOWIE)
10. Spirit In The Sky (NORMAN GREENBAUM)
11. Bohemian Rhapsody (QUEEN)
12. Silver Machine (HAWKWIND)
13. Major Tom (PETER SHILLING)
14. Learning to Fly (PINK FLOYD)
15. Mr. Spaceman (THE BYRDS)
16. Iron Man (BLACK SABBATH)
17. Planet Earth (Duran Duran)
18. Walking On The Moon (THE POLICE)
19. Mrs. Major Tom
A video of Shatner and Wylde recording Iron Man is available HERE.
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