SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS To Release New Solo Album In April; "Smalls Change" Video Streaming
January 17, 2018, a year ago
Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls (aka Harry Shearer) - who co-created the fictional heavy metal group with Christopher Guest and Michael McKean - will release his new solo album, Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing), on April 13th via Twanky Records/BMG on CD, vinyl, and digital formats.
Guests on the album include Steve Lukather (Toto), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Phil X (Bon Jovi), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), Peter Frampton, Todd Sucherman (Styx), Dweezil Zappa, Steve Vai, Gregg Bissonette, Rick Wakeman and more.
A video for the track "Smalls Change" can be seen below. More album details to follow.
Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing) tracklisting:
"Openture" - Derek with The Hungarian Studio Orchestra
"Rock 'N' Roll Transplant" - Derek with Steve Lukather (Toto), drum legends Jim Keltner (George Harrison) and Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
"Butt Call" - Derek with Phil X (Bon Jovi) and Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters)
"Smalls Change" - Derek with The Hungarian Studio Orchestra, Judith Owen (vocals) Danny Kortchmar (Don Henley) and Russ Kunkel (James Taylor)
"Memo To Willie" - Derek with Donald Fagen, Jeff "Skunk" Baxter and Larry Carlton (Steely Dan) and The Snarky Puppy Horns
"It Don't Get Old" - Derek with Peter Frampton and Waddy Wachtel (Keith Richards).
"Complete Faith" - Derek with The Hungarian Studio Orchestra
"Faith No More" - Derek with The Hungarian Studio Orchestra and Todd Sucherman (Styx)
"Gimme Some (More) Money" - Derek with Paul Shaffer, Waddy Wachtel and David Crosby
"MRI" - Derek with Dweezil Zappa
"Hell Toupee" - Derek with The Hungarian Studio Orchestra
"Gummin The Gash" - Derek with Steve Vai, Gregg Bissonette and Jane Lynch
"She Puts The Bitch In Obituary" - Derek with Richard Thompson and Jane Lynch
"When Men Did Rock" - Derek with Michael League, Joe Satriani, Rick Wakeman and The Hungarian Studio Orchestra
"Smalls Change" video: