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[photo: Morrissey/Fabio Lavino, Green Day/Frank Maddocks]

Morrissey is releasing a covers album, and he’s working with Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong.

The album California Son will be comprised of cover songs from the 60s and 70s of artists such as Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan.

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Morrissey is covering these songs with popular names such as Armstrong, Young the Giant’s Sameer Gadhia, Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste and many more.

Armstrong features on “Wedding Bell Blues” originally by The Fifth Dimension. Lydia Night of The Regrettes also joins Armstrong and Morrissey on the track.

Morrissey has already released a cover of Roy Orbison’s “It’s Over” from the album with LP. You can listen to that below.

The album drops May 24 and you can preorder it here.

You can check out the full tracklist for California Son below.

  1. “Morning Starship” (Jobriath) with Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear
  2. “Don’t Interrupt The Sorrow” (Joni Mitchell” with Ariel Engle of Broken Social Scene
  3. “Only a Pawn In Their Game” (Bob Dylan) with Petra Haden
  4. “Suffer the Little Children” (Buffy St Marie)
  5. “Days of Decision” (Phil Ochs) with Sameer Gahia of Young The Giant
  6. “It’s Over” (Roy Orbison) with LP
  7. “Wedding Bell Blues” (The Fifth Dimension) with Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and Lydia Night of The Regrettes
  8. “Loneliness Remembers What Happiness Forgets” (Dionne Warwick)
  9. “Lady Willpower” (Gary Puckett)
  10. “When You Close Your Eyes” (Carly Simon) with Petra Haden
  11. “Lenny’s Tune” (Tim Hardin)
  12. “Some Say I Got Devil” (Melanie)

What do you think of Morrissey’s upcoming album? Are you excited to hear him work with Green Day? Sound off in the comments!

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