MACHINE GUN KELLY RELEASES “SIMPLE MAN” (LIVE) FROM OFFICIAL ROADIES SOUNDTRACK
SONG TO APPEAR ON UPCOMING ROADIES EPISODE
AVAILABLE IN STORES AND ONLINE AUGUST 26th
THE SHOWTIME® MUSIC SERIES ROADIES AIRS SUNDAYS AT 10 PM ET/PT
Republic Records and Stardog Recordsrelease the seventh track from the ROADIES official soundtrack album (“Music From the SHOWTIME Original Series ROADIES”)— series star Machine Gun Kelly’s (Colson Baker) “Simple Man” (Live). Listen to it exclusively on Apple Music HERE. Fans who pre-order the soundtrack will get an instant download of the track.
Meanwhile, the album pre-order unlocks instant downloads of the previously released tracks Lindsey Buckingham’s “Big Love” (Live), Reignwolf’s “Are You Satisfied?” (Live), My Morning Jacket’s “The First Time” (Studio Recording), Lucius’ “Born Again Teen” (Live), John Mellencamp’s “Longest Days” (Live), and Best Coast’s “Feeling Ok” (Live).
Pre-order it HERE!
For the soundtrack, ROADIES star and gold-selling critically acclaimed rapper, singer, and artist Machine Gun Kelly serves up his own soulful live take of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s classic “Simple Man.” Showing a different side of himself, he imbues a raw power and energy into the acoustic Southern rock staple. His character Wes performs the song during a key moment of the show. Make sure to tune in to the next episode Sunday, August 14th!
Since the SHOWTIME® series premiere of ROADIES, each episode has boasted unforgettable performances, including Lindsey Buckingham, The Head & the Heart, Reignwolf, John Mellencamp, Jim James (of My Morning Jacket), and more. Meanwhile, the soundtrack features new and live music from a combination of rock ‘n’ roll legends and critically acclaimed modern voices, representing the classic and modern vanguards. The full 16-song tracklisting is revealed below.
ROADIES airs on SHOWTIME Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on air, on demand and over the internet. The season finale will air Sunday, August 28th at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
From creator, executive producer, writer and director Cameron Crowe, ROADIES offers a look into the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they’ve formed along the way. Luke Wilson, Screen Actors Guild® Award nominee Carla Gugino, Imogen Poots, Rafe Spall, Academy Award® nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes, Peter Cambor, Colson Baker a.k.a. Machine Gun Kelly, and Ron White star in the ensemble cast. Luis Guzman, Jacqueline Byers, Finesse Mitchell, Branscombe Richmond and Tanc Sade guest star. Emmy and Tony® nominee Winnie Holzman serves as writer and executive producer, along with Emmy® winner J.J. Abrams, Crowe, Len Goldstein and Emmy winner Bryan Burk. Kathy Lingg is co-executive producer. ROADIES is produced by Bad Robot Productions, Vinyl Films and Dooley & Company Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television.
1. I Wish I Was Sober (Roadies Remix) - Frightened Rabbit ft. Mike McCready
2. Are You Satisfied? (Live) - Reignwolf
3. Big Love (Live) - Lindsey Buckingham
4. The First Time ( ?? ?? ) - My Morning Jacket
5. Born Again Teen (Live) - Lucius
6. Longest Days (Live) - John Mellencamp
7. Feeling OK (Live) - Best Coast
8. Simple Man (Live) - Machine Gun Kelly
9. You Don’t Get Me High Anymore (Live) - Phantogram
10. All We Ever Knew (Live Soundcheck) - The Head And The Heart
11. They Are All In Love (Live) - Jim James
12. Sayonara Judge (Live) - Robyn Hitchcock
13. Willin' (Live) - Jackson Browne & Lucius ft. Greg Leisz
14. A Little Crazy (Live) - Nicole Atkins
15. The Healing (Live) - Gary Clark Jr.
16. Man of the Hour (Live) - Eddie Vedder
Pre-order ROADIES Official Soundtrack album (“Music From the SHOWTIME® Original Series ROADIES”)
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ABOUT STARDOG RECORDS
Stardog Records was created by PolyGram Records in 1989 exclusively an imprint for Seattle glam-rock act Mother Love Bone and the group's releases with subsidiary Mercury Records. The label's name is a nod to the Mother Love Bone song "Stardog Champion." In partnership with Republic Records, Stardog Records was revitalized in 2016. Picking up where history left off, Stardog will release a reissue of Mother Love Bone along with the debut release from Reignwolf.
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A division of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, Republic is home to an all-star roster of multi-platinum, award-winning legends and superstar artists such as Ariana Grande, Black Sabbath, Florence + the Machine, Gotye, James Blake, James Bay, John Mellencamp, Keith Richards, Nickelback, Of Monsters and Men, Seth MacFarlane, The Weeknd, Zendaya, among many others. Founded by brothers and chief executives Monte and Avery Lipman, it is also comprised of innovative business ventures including American Recordings (The Avett Brothers), Brushfire (Jack Johnson), Cash Money (Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj), John Varvatos Records (Zac Brown Band), Lava Records (Jessie J, Lorde), Monkeywrench (Pearl Jam), Casablanca Records (Stromae, Tïesto), NBC's The Voice, School Boy Records (PSY, Sheppard), among others. In addition, Republic maintains a long-standing strategic alliance with country powerhouse Big Machine Label Group which is comprised of Big Machine Records (Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line) and Dot Records (Maddie + Tae).