Today, British band SSHH — comprised of guitarist Zak Starkey (Oasis, The Who) and front-woman and vocalist Sshh Liguz — has released their powerful debut album titled “ISSUES.”
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Available now on all digital platforms, “ISSUES” is a stellar collection of cover songs that have helped shape the rock and roll musical landscape and pays a special homage to the legendary artists who helps make them what they are today. Adding extra weight, Zak and Sshh rallied various A-list guest musicians and vocalists from the original versions of the songs to partake in the making of this record. The results, 11 impeccable reinventions of some of the greatest songs ever made in rock and roll and reggae history.
“ISSUES” features an impressive cast of guest musicians, vocalists, producers and engineers, including: Glen Matlock and Paul Cook from The Sex Pistols, Ian Broudie (The Lightning Seeds), Darrin Mooney and Simone Butler (Primal Scream), Mick Ralphs (Mott the Hoople), Martin Chambers (The Pretenders), Clem Burke (Blondie), Twiggy Ramirez (Marilyn Manson), Dave Ruffy and John “Segs” Jennings (The Ruts), Robbie Furze (The Big Pink), Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam), Nathan Allen and Dale Davis of Amy Winehouse’s band, Santa Davis of Bob Marley & The Wailers, Gem Archer of Oasis, Shel Talmy, Rob Fraboni, Youth, and many more (full track listing and credits below).
Yesterday, the band premiered their cover of Peter Tosh and Bob Marley’s co-written hit “Get Up, Stand Up” featuring Santa Davis of Bob Marley & The Wailers on Drums, Fully Fullwood of Peter Tosh Word Sound and Power on Bass and Eddie Vedder on Vocals. Described as “stadium ready” by Stereogum, the track is available now on all digital platforms from today.
All proceeds of the album benefit Teen Cancer America (US) and Teenage Cancer Trust (UK) .
Featuring Paul Cook of The Sex Pistols on Drums, Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols on Bass, Produced by Chris Thomas, Mixed by Thom Panunzio
2. Jah War
Featuring Dave Ruffy of The Ruts on Drums, John “Segs” Jennings of The Ruts on Bass, Produced by Ian Broudie, Dub Mix by Youth
3. Shoot Speed Kill Light
Featuring Darrin Mooney of Primal Scream on Drums, Simone Butler of Primal Scream on Bass, Mixed by Youth
4. All the Young Dudes
Featuring Mick Ralphs of Mott the Hoople on Lead Guitar, Martin Chambers of The Pretenders on Drums, Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols on Bass, Produced by Zak and Sshh, Mixed by Thom Panunzio
Featuring Gil Sharone of Marilyn Manson on Drums, Twiggy Ramirez of Marilyn Manson on Bass, Robbie Furze of The Big Pink on Vocals, Produced and Mixed by Nick Launay
6. One Way Or Another
Featuring Clem Burke of Blondie on Drums, Steve Fishman on Bass, produced by Zak and Sshh, Mixed by Thom Panunzio
7. Back to Black
Featuring Nathan Allen of Amy Winehouse’s Band, Dale Davis of Amy Winehouse’s Band on Bass, Ian Broudie of The Lightening Seeds on Guitar, Produced by Ian Broudie, Mixed by Youth
8. Private Life
Featuring Martin Chambers of The Pretenders on Drums, Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols on Bass, Produced by Zak and Sshh, Mix by Youth
9. Get Up Stand Up
Featuring Santa Davis of Bob Marley & The Wailers on Drums, Fully Fullwood of Peter Tosh Word Sound and Power on Bass, Eddie Vedder on Vocals, Produced by Zak and Sshh, Mixed by Youth
10. Babylon’s Burning
Featuring Dave Ruffy of The Ruts on Drums, John “Segs” Jennings of The Ruts on Bass, Produced by Ian Broudie, Mixed by Jon Gray
11. Tin Soldier
Featuring Kenney Jones of The Small Faces on Drums, Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols on Bass, Gem Archer of Oasis on Wurlitzer and Hammond Organ, Produced by Zak and Sshh, Mixed by Shel Talmy