Rick Wakeman Releases New Album 'Starship Troopers' (A Top Story)

On Friday Rick Wakeman Releases New Album 'Starship Troopers' was a top story. Here is the recap: (Prog) Rick Wakeman released his album Starship Troopers on April 15 (today). The compilation includes the former Yes keyboardist's covers of songs from acts such as Tool, The Who, Pink Floyd, and The Doors.

It also features performances from Gong's Steve Hillage, Yes's Billy Sherwood, Steve Howe and former keyboardist Tony Kaye, William Shatner, XTC's Colin Moulding and more.

Wakeman says: "Over the last few years I have performed on many tracks as a 'guest' but never before has anybody put some of the best of those I played on into a compilation.

"It's always challenging to be involved in tracks of other people's music and other people's arrangements, as it often makes you think and play differently. Certainly, on many of these tracks I play in quite an unexpected way, but much of my life has been pretty unexpected anyway." Read more - here.

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