The release of Hope Street, the latest in the series of major artists collaborating with with the Levellers. Billy Bragg has done a blinding job with this one!
Levellers have today released their collaboration recording with legendary troubadour, Billy Bragg.
‘Hope Street’, a Number 12 chart hit for Levellers back in 1995, has been re-interpreted by Billy and was re-recorded with the Levellers as his backing band at their Metway Studios in Brighton earlier this year.
‘Hope Street’ is the second track in a series of collaborations to be released by the Levellers as part of their forthcoming Greatest Hits album, released on September 27th. Alongside Billy, Imelda May, Frank Turner and Bellowhead have all re-recorded new interpretations of classic Levellers songs.
The video is available here.
The track has been released for sale digitally for 99p via itunes
A strictly limited edition 7″ vinyl version also comes part of the Signed Deluxe Greatest Hits album package which can be pre-ordered here for £14.99