“My Generation” (The Who cover) Nothing breaks through to the EDM generation better than a bunch of older rock stars covering a 50 year old song about being young. We kid, we kid, but that’s the logic behind Alice Cooper-led supergroup Hollywood Vampires‘ take on the Who’s “My Generation.” Dated or not, you can hear their amped-up kiss-off to the squares online now.
The cover, which is taken from the unit’s upcoming self-titled debut, plays the track straight, admirably channeling the gnarled-up Pete Townsend guitars, Ox-heavy bass solos, tumblin’ drums and the stuttering Roger Daltry vocals, here p-p-performed by Cooper.
Rock fans of all ages can try and dig what Hollywood Vampires have to say by streaming the song down below. The player will treat you to a medley of Cooper’s own “School’s Out” and Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick In The Wall Part 2,” which features guest vocals from AC/DC’s Brian Johnston, and an original titled “Dead Drunk Friends.”
As previously reported, Hollywood Vampires’ roster also includes Johnny Depp and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry, while the album features guests like Perry Farrell, the Eagles’ Joe Walsh, Zak Starkey, and the late Christopher Lee. Hollywood Vampires lands September 11.