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The Peter Frampton Band, led by the legendary guitarist, has announced a new album titled Frampton Forgets the Words, due out Apr. 23. The record consists of instrumental covers of “some of Frampton’s favorite songs,” according to a press release.
In addition to announcing the record, Frampton shared the first single, a take on Radiohead’s “Reckoner,” along with a video. According to the press release, the album will feature covers of songs by such artists as “David Bowie, George Harrison, Stevie Wonder, Lenny Kravitz and more.”
“This album is a collection of ten of my favorite pieces of music,” Frampton said via press release. “My guitar is also a voice and I have always enjoyed playing my favorite vocal lines that we all know and love. These tracks are my great band and me paying tribute to the original creators of this wonderful music.”
Watch “Reckoner” below.