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RHCP’s Flea & John Frusciante featured on upcoming Andy Gill tribute album

Damien Hirst, Dog with Bone, 2017 © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2021.Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and returning guitarist John Frusciante play together on a song for The Problem of Leisure, an upcoming tribute album to late Gang of Four frontman Andy Gill.

The duo recorded a version of the influential post-punk band’s song “Not Great Men.” You can hear it when The Problem of Leisure is released on May 14.

The Problem of Leisure also includes the previously released cover of Gang of Four’s “Natural’s Not in It,” recorded by Rage Against the Machine‘s Tom Morello and System of a Down‘s Serj Tankian.

Back to the Chili Peppers, you may recall that Frusciante rejoined the band back at the end of 2019 with the intention of going on tour and recording a new album. Of course, those plans were put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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