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Published on August 18th, 2019 | by Alan Cross


Wait: MINISTRY is on the new David Hasselhoff album?

David Hasselhoff’s weird music career will continue this fall with the release of an album called Open Your Eyes on September 27.

Normally, I wouldn’t bother mentioning something like this, but then I took a look at the tracklisting and the album’s special guests.

01. Open Your Eyes (Snow Patrol cover featuring James Williamson of The Stooges)
02. Head On (The Jesus and Mary Chain song aturing Elliot Easton of The Carts)
03. I Melt With You (Modern English cover featuring Steve Stevens, Billy Idol’s guitarist)
04. Lips Like Sugar (the Echo and the Bunnymen song featuring. A Flock Of Seagulls)
05. Heroes (The Bowie song, featuring American film and TV scorer Tyler Bates)
06. Here I Go Again (Whitesnake, I guess, featuring. Tracii Guns of LA Guns)
07. Jump In My Car (A Hoff original (featuring. Todd Rundgren)
08. Rhinestone Cowboy (Yes, the Glen Campbell song, featuring country star Charlie Daniels)
09. If You Could Read My Mind (Gordon Lightfoot’s hit, featuring Ava Cherry, an ex-girlfriend of David Bowie)
10. Sugar, Sugar (Yep. The Archies hit, featuring. Steve Cropper of Booker T and the MGs)
11. Mit 66 Jahren (No idea. Sounds like some old German hit. It does feature  Patrick Moraz of The Moody Blues and Yes, among others)
12. Sweet Caroline (The Neil Diamond song that will feature Ministry. Yes, THAT Ministry,)
13. That’s Life (No idea)

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