The album is being put together by Johnny Depp, director Gore Verbinski and producer Hal Willner and follows their similar 2006 effort, "Rogue's Gallery".
The new, 36 track double CD will be released on February 18, 2013, on the Anti- label and features a host of talent, including Tom Waits featuring Keith Richards, Iggy Pop featuring A Hawk And A Hacksaw, Patti Smith and Johnny Depp, Beth Orton, Shane MacGowan, Michael Stipe and Courtney Love, Dr John, Marianne Faithfull and Broken Social Scene.
The "Son of Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys" tracklisting is:
CD 1 01. Shane MacGowan Leaving of Liverpool [ft. Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski] 02. Robyn Hitchcock Sam's Gone Away 03. Beth Orton River Come Down 04. Sean Lennon Row Bullies Row [ft. Jack Shit] 05. Tom Waits Shenandoah [ft.Keith Richards] 06. Ivan Neville Mr Stormalong 07. Iggy Pop Asshole Rules the Navy [ft. A Hawk and a Hacksaw] 08. Macy Gray Off to Sea Once More 09. Ed Harcourt The Ol' OG 10. Shilpa Ray Pirate Jenny [ft. Nick Cave and Warren Ellis] 11. Patti Smith and Johnny Depp The Mermaid 12. Chuck E Weiss Anthem for Old Souls 13. Ed Pastorini Orange Claw Hammer 14. The Americans Sweet and Low 15. Robin Holcomb and Jessica Kenny Ye Mariners All 16. Gavin Friday and Shannon McNally Tom's Gone to Hilo 17. Kenny Wollesen and The Himalayas Marching Band Bear Away
CD 2 01. Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention Handsome Cabin Boy 02. Michael Stipe and Courtney Love Rio Grande 03. Marc Almond Ship in Distress 04. Dr John In Lure of the Tropics 05. Todd Rundgren Rolling Down to Old Maui 06. Dan Zanes Jack Tar on Shore [ft. Broken Social Scene] 07. Sissy Bounce (Katey Red and Big Freedia) Sally Racket [ft. Akron/Family] 08. Broken Social Scene Wild Goose 09. Marianne Faithfull Flandyke Shore [ft. Kate and Anna McGarrigle] 10. Ricky Jay The Chantey of Noah and his Ark (Old School Song) 11. Michael Gira Whiskey Johnny 12. Petra Haden Sunshine Life for Me [ft. Lenny Pickett] 13. Jenni Muldaur Row the Boat Child 14. Richard Thompson General Taylor [ft. Jack Shit] 15. Tim Robbins Marianne [ft. Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs] 16. Kembra Phaler Barnacle Bill the Sailor [ft. Antony, Joseph Arthur, and Foetus] 17. Angelica Huston Missus McGraw [ft. The Weisberg Strings] 18. Iggy Pop and Elegant Too The Dreadnought 19. Mary Margaret O'Hara Then Said the Captain to Me (Two Poems of the Sea)
Thanks NME for the report.