Andrew W.K. made a guest vocal appearance on the new HBO series Vinyl, created by Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, and Terrence Winter.
Andrew recorded the vocals for the live performance scene of Alice Cooper’s song, “I Love The Dead.” So you don’t see him on screen, but the actor portraying Alice Cooper had Andrew’s voice coming out of his mouth! The episode aired Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 9:00pm.
Atlantic Records has released the official soundtrack from the episode and Andrew’s track is now available. Listen to it below.
Vinyl is currently in its first season on HBO.
Created by Mick Jagger & Martin Scorsese & Rich Cohen and Terence Winter, this new drama series is set in 1970s New York. A ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop, the show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, played by Bobby Cannavale, who is trying to save his company and his soul without destroying everyone in his path. Additional series regulars include Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Ato Essandoh, Max Casella, P.J. Byrne, J.C. MacKenzie, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Juno Temple, Jack Quaid, James Jagger and Paul Ben-Victor. Scorsese, Jagger and Winter executive produce along with Victoria Pearman, Rick Yorn, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, John Melfi, Allen Coulter and George Mastras. Winter serves as showrunner. The 10-episode first season debuts February 14th.
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