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Ed Sheeran, Gaga, more to cover Elton John across 2 albums

March 15, 2018
This combination photo shows album covers "Restoration," left, and "Revamp," featuring songs by Elton John that are re-worked and performed by top artists, which will be released on April 6. (Universal Music via AP)
This combination photo shows album covers "Restoration," left, and "Revamp," featuring songs by Elton John that are re-worked and performed by top artists, which will be released on April 6. (Universal Music via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John’s songs will be reworked by top artists including Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga, Willie Nelson and Chris Stapleton.

John announced on Thursday the April 6 release of two albums. “Revamp” will include covers by pop and rock stars from Mary J. Blige to Miley Cyrus. Miranda Lambert and Dolly Parton will appear on the country album “Restoration.”

Pink and Logic will team up for “Bennie and the Jets” and Florence + the Machine take on “Tiny Dancer.” Other acts on “Revamp” include Sam Smith, Coldplay, The Killers, Mumford and Sons, Q-Tip, Demi Lovato, Queens of the Stone Age and Alessia Cara.

“Restoration” will feature Rosanne Cash, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Don Henley, Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Brothers Osborne, Dierks Bentley, Rhonda Vincent and Lee Ann Womack.

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