DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT Comments On GHOST Spillways Single Collaboration
Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott has commented on his contribution to Ghost's new single Spillways.
Joe appears on a new version of their song 'Spillways' which is available to be downloaded and streamed.
The song and lyric video were both released on 26th January.
The single artwork features the familiar Def Leppard triangle in red/yellow with the Ghost logo over the top and the title written in Def Leppard pyrite font.
The original song was released in March 2022 on their fifth studio album 'Impera' and was also released as a single in July 2022.
Joe played the new song version on his Planet Rock radio show earlier tonight and also explained how the collaboration came about.
Joe explained that his appearance on the song and the video came about after reading an interview with singer Tobias Forge in 2022 where he revealed he is a big fan of Def Leppard.
Joe discussed the recent webisode video and explained it was indeed filmed at the Blue Light Pub not far from his home in Dublin.
The clip was filmed in the last couple of weeks - watch it again below.
Listen to the full song below via Spotify.
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Ghost - Spillways Single 2023
- 01 - Spillways (Ft. Joe Elliott of Def Leppard) - 3:20
- 02 - Spillways (Original Version) - 3:17
- Record Label - Loma Vista
- Total Time - 6:37
- Release Date - 26th January 2023
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The Joe Elliott Show - 28th January 2023 Quotes
"This song that we're about to hear has been out for a while."
"But not this particular version. Featuring yours truly, this is Ghost."
"So how did that collaboration come about I hear you ask."
"Well turns out that about probably 9 months ago now I was pointed towards an interview that Tobias had done saying he was a bit of a Def Leppard fan."
"And of course as you all know if you've been listening to my show regularly."
"That I am a fan of the band Ghost. And I guess we both heard about each other's mutual love for each other."
"And it just became a very organic get together. And he said would I like to sing on a re-recording of the song Spillways."
"In actual fact the backing track's the same, but I added my parts to it. And there you have it."
"And we had such fun just a couple of weeks ago doing a kind of a webisode I think he calls them. A mini video for the song which was shot in pretty much my local."
"At a place called the Blue Light in Dublin. And great fun was had. Always up for a bit of a laugh."
"And it was great to meet Tobias. A lovely guy and a great artist. And there is the re-recording, if you like, or the additional version of the song Spillways."
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