Johnny Depp announces collaboration album with Jeff Beck

Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck have released a joint album and released the original song in honor of movie star Hedy Lamarr.

The 13-track album, called 18, arrived on July 15th and features two original songs along with some classic rock covers.

Hollywood actor Depp, who finished his defamation battle with his ex-wife Amber Heard last week, appeared on stage with veteran rock guitarist Beck (77) during his UK tour.

They first met in 2016 and started recording the album in 2019. Meanwhile, Depp also co-starred with Alice Cooper’s supergroup Hollywood Vampires.

Beck said: “When Johnny and I started playing together, it really ignited our youthful spirit and creativity.

“We’re joking about how we felt 18 again, so that was also the title of the album.”

Depp added: “It is a great honor to play and write music with Jeff, one of the true greats, who now has the privilege of being able to call his brother.”

The album contains two original songs written by Depp. This is Miss Hedy Lamarr’s song about the early Hollywood Starlet and Sad Mother *** in’Parade.

It also includes Velvet Underground’s Venus In Furs, Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On, Everly Brothers’ Let It Be Me cover, and two Beach Boys tracks.

Amber Heard.Photo: Victoria Jones / Pennsylvania

The announcement will be made a week after Depp’s defamation proceedings against Aquaman star Hard (36) in the United States have ended.

The jury found Depp’s $ 10.35 million (€ 9.75 million) damages for Depp’s 2018 article, which she wrote in the Washington Post about her experience as a survivor of domestic violence. Gave.

One of her counterclaims, Depp’s press, successfully claimed to have defamed her, claiming that her claim was a “hoax of abuse” aimed at taking advantage of the MeToo movement. I got two counts.

The jury has inflicted $ 2 million (€ 1.8 million) in damages to her.

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