Chris Robinson & Howlin Rain Cover Mott The Hoople

Article Contributed by Calabro Music Media | Published on Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Today, Ethan Miller's Silver Current Records releases Chris Robinson and Howlin Rain's studio-recorded debut together in the form of a special limited edition 7-inch of two rip-roaring Mott the Hoople covers: "Sucker" and "Death May Be Your Santa Claus."

"In 2019, Chris Robinson came and sat in with Howlin Rain in San Francisco during our performance at The Chapel. We played Mott The Hoople's 'Sucker' and it was a blast," remembers Ethan Miller. "As the pandemic came in the following year, sit-ins and live gigs were a thing of the past for awhile and we turned our heads toward the studio for these kinds of endeavours of kinship and collaboration. CR chose one more of his favorite Mott songs and we were off to the races."

Editions include a special black light screen-printed version, a small handful of signed test pressings and a retail version that will be released in shops for Record Store Day on April 23, as well as, digital formats.

The Silver Current exclusive editions go on-sale today, February 23rd at 8am PT HERE.

The tracks were recorded at Palomino Sound by Jason Soda, The Mansion SF by Eric Bauer, Studio In The Clouds by Brett Neuman and mixed and mastered at Louder Studios by Tim Green. Cover art was designed by Nik Gernert.

In 2021, Howlin Rain released its latest album, The Dharma Wheel. The critically-acclaimed collection was the sixth studio effort to date by rock and roll iconoclast Ethan Miller's long-standing project. Howlin Rain recently opened two shows for Chris Robinson's band The Black Crowes in Las Vegas.