The singer, bassist, and producer paid tribute to the pioneering artist, who would have turned 80 this year.
The singer-songwriter follows the likes of Lenny Kravitz, Willie Nelson, and Rufus Wainwright in celebrating Lennon’s 80th birthday.
Jeff Tweedy, Rufus Wainwright, Kevin Parker, Noel Gallagher, Willie Nelson, Lenny Kravitz, Pete Yorn and more celebrate John Lennon’s 80th birthday by covering his iconic catalog.
The 36 songs have been remixed from scratch and are presented as an ultimate listening experience.
The New York landmark is lit up in blue, with a peace sign, as a tribute to the legendary artist, who would have turned 80 tomorrow.
‘LENNON80’ launches Friday, on what would have been Lennon’s 80th birthday.
The song and video preview 'GIMME SOME TRUTH. The Ultimate Mixes,' due October 9 in multiple formats to mark what would have been Lennon's 80th birthday.
Penning songs such as ‘Gimme Some Truth’, John Lennon radicalised his music and became one of the most politically engaged musicians in history.
“It’s about politicians, newspaper men and all the hypocrites of the world – and male chauvinists, it’s about them too”, Lennon said of the track.