From Planet Rock.
A previously unheard country duet called ‘The Mask’ featuring late Motörhead legend Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister has resurfaced.
Texan country singer-songwriter Lynda Kay shared ‘The Mask’ yesterday as a taster for her upcoming new studio album ‘Black & Gold’.
Lemmy had started writing ‘The Mask’ way back in 1979 and finished it with Kay three decades later in 2009. The song was believed to have been lost, but after being rediscovered it has now finally been unveiled to the public.
Far removed from Motörhead’s searing heavy metal sounds, ‘The Mask’ is reminiscent of Johnny Cash’s cover of Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Hurt’ in its tone and style.
Showcasing Lemmy’s tender side, the heartrending three-minute song sees Lemmy trade lines with Kay before they join forces for the rousing finale.
Two years ago in August 2017, Motörhead’s then previously unheard cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ was unveiled to the world.
Lifted from the compilation album ‘Under Cöver’, ‘Heroes’ was recorded during the Bad Magic sessions in 2015 with producer Cameron Webb, and was one of the last songs Motörhead recorded together before Lemmy’s untimely death in December 2015.
Motörhead’s seminal albums ‘Overkill’ and Bomber’ are being reissued alongside an expansive ‘1979’ box set on Friday 25th October to celebrate their 40th anniversary.
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- Motorhead - Bad Magic - German - vinyl LP - £35.00, $47.95, €40.60 (New Item) (arrived 16-Sep-2021 17:10)on September 22, 2021 at 10:21 am
MOTORHEAD Bad Magic (2015 German manufactured 13-track vinyl LP, the groups twenty second and final album, featuring Brian May on song The Devil, and a great cover of the classic Rolling Stones song Sympathy for the Devil; housed in a gatefold picture sleeve with printed inner and a bonus copy of the album on Compact Disc. The sleeve displays some light wear with a light crease in the top right corner, whilst the vinyl looks barely played and the CD remains sealed! UDR057P69)
- Motorhead - 1979 (Nineteen Seventy Nine): Deluxe Edition Boxset - UK - vinyl box set - £169.99, $232.89, €197.19 (New Item) (arrived 01-Sep-2021 11:57)on September 22, 2021 at 10:21 am
MOTORHEAD 1979 (2019 UK/EU Limited Deluxe Edition EIGHT-DISC Vinyl Boxset comprising both their 'Overkill' and 'Bomber' albums newly half-speed mastered and pressed on 180gram Heavyweight Vinyl; two double-live albums of previously unheard concert material from the '79 tours [both in gatefold sleeves]; the Bonus The Rest Of '79 LP featuring B-sides, outtakes and rare tracks; plus the Bonus 'No Class' 7" single in a tri-fold sleeve with all three original coverartwork variants. Complete with Bonus Materials including 40-page period-accurate 'music magazine' featuring unseen photos and fresh interviews regarding the era, 'Bomber' tour program, 'Overkill' sheet music book and a '79 badge set [affixed to a printed card], all contents are BRAND NEW encase inside black biker jacket box which has just a little corner shelfwear but is debossed, with a lift off lid & wide obi / belly band in a soft sheen finish with spot matte & spot gloss varnish, zips / studs etc in silver foil block detail and the inside of the lid is designed to have the appearance of the inside of a leather jacket!)
- Motorhead - Rock 'N' Roll - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £30.00, $41.10, €34.80 (New Item) (arrived 24-Aug-2021 10:18)on September 22, 2021 at 10:21 am
MOTORHEAD Rock 'N' Roll (1987 UK 9-track vinyl LP, the eighth album and first as a four-piece, including Eat The Rich, glossy picture sleeve with lyric inner. The sleeve shows some minor general wear and the vinyl has just a few light scuffs leaving it Excellent GWLP4)
- Motorhead - Bad Magic - Sealed - German - vinyl box set - £50.00, $68.50, €58.00 (New Item) (arrived 23-Aug-2021 15:21)on September 22, 2021 at 10:21 am
MOTORHEAD Bad Magic (2015 German limited edition box set, comprising the 13-track CD in a card ecobook, the Vinyl LP in a gatefold picture sleeve featuring a unique version of the classic Rolling Stones song Sympathy For The Devil, and with Brian May as guest guitarist on The Devil, an A1 sized fold-out poster, a 9" x 11" patch & a smaller 4" x 3" patch, all within a 12" square picture card box. This copy remains factory sealed from new - still mint & unplayed! UDR057P75)
- Motorhead - Deaf Forever - UK - 12" vinyl - £30.00, $41.10, €34.80 (New Item) (arrived 12-Aug-2021 10:52)on September 22, 2021 at 10:21 am
MOTORHEAD Deaf Forever (1986 UK 3-track 12" vinyl single taken from the 'Orgasmatron' album, including the live recordings On The Road and Steal Your Face, recorded on BBC Radio One's Friday Rock Show on June 20th 1986, great fantastical picture sleeve illustration by J. Petagno GWT2)