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Scarlett Johansson's Tom Waits Cover Album Gets Release Date

Scarlett Johansson's Tom Waits Cover Album Gets Release Date

Scarlett Johansson's long-awaited album of Tom Waits covers is set to be released on May 19.

The 11-track album, “Anywhere I Lay My Head”, will also include one original composition alongside the covers.

Collaborators on the album include TV On The Radio member David Sitek – who has produced albums for Liars and Foals, among others – Nick Zinner of Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Celebration's Sean Antanaitis.

The album is named after one of the Waits songs the actress covers – however, it is not yet known which other tracks she reworks.


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