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Hear The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas’ Buddy Holly tribute song

Hear The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas’ Buddy Holly tribute song

'Rave On', a Buddy Holly cover song that The Strokes' singer Julian Casablancas has recorded for a new tribute album to the 1950s icon is now available online.

The frontman has recorded the track for a new compilation, which is titled 'Rave On Buddy Holly' and will be released on June 28 in the US.

Florence & The Machine, Cee Lo Green, Paul McCartney, Patti Smith and Fiona Apple have also contributed tracks to the compilation.

Buddy Holly died at the age of 22 in a 1959 plane crash.

The 'Rave On Buddy Holly' tracklisting is:

The Black Keys - 'Dearest'
Fiona Apple & Jon Brion - 'Every Day'
Paul McCartney - 'It's So Easy'
Florence And The Machine - 'Not Fade Away'
Cee Lo Green - '(You're So Square) Baby, I Don't Care'
Karen Elson - 'Crying, Waiting, Hoping'
Julian Casablancas - 'Rave On'
Jenny O. - 'I'm Gonna Love You Too'
Justin Townes Earle - 'Maybe Baby'
She & Him - 'Oh Boy'
Nick Lowe - 'Changing All Those Changes'
Patti Smith - 'Words Of Love'
My Morning Jacket - 'True Love Ways'
Modest Mouse - 'That'll Be The Day'
Kid Rock - 'Well… All Right'
The Detroit Cobras - 'Heartbeat'
Lou Reed - 'Peggy Sue'
John Doe - 'Peggy Sue Got Married'
Graham Nash - 'Raining In My Heart'

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