A New Solo Album Is Coming From Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls (Harry Shearer)

According to Pitchfork, Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls (Harry Shearer) is releasing an album entitled Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing). The album is out April 13 via Twanky/BMG.

What makes the announcement extra interesting is the cast of musicians that are appearing on the album. The roster includes Peter Frampton, Paul Shaffer, Donald Fagen of Steely Dan, David Crosby, Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters, Richard Thompson, Jayne Lynch, Rick Wakeman, and Dweezil Zappa. You can see the track listing as well as the amazing video for the first single, “Smalls Change” below.

Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing):

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1. Openture (ft. The Hungarian Studio Orchestra)
2. Rock ‘n’ Roll Transplant (ft. Steve Lukather, Jim Keltner, Chad Smith)
3. Butt Call (ft. Phil X, Taylor Hawkins)
4. Smalls Change (ft. The Hungarian Studio Orchestra, Judith Owen, Danny Kortchmar, Russ Kunkel)
5. Memo to Willie (ft. Donald Fagen, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, Larry Carlton, the Snarky Puppy Horns)
6. It Don’t Get Old (ft. Peter Frampton, Waddy Wachtel)
7. Complete Faith (ft. The Hungarian Studio Orchestra)
8. Faith No More (ft. The Hungarian Studio Orchestra, Todd Sucherman)
9. Gimme Some (More) Money (ft. Paul Shaffer, Waddy Wachtel, David Crosby)
10. MRI (ft. Dweezil Zappa)
11. Hell Toupee (ft. The Hungarian Studio Orchestra)
12. Gummin the Gash (ft. Steve Vai, Gregg Bisonnette, Jane Lynch)
13. She Puts the Bitch in Obituary (ft. Richard Thompson, Jane Lynch)
14. When Men Did Rock (ft. Michael League, Joe Satriani, Rick Wakeman, the Hungarian Studio Orchestra)


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