Cheap Trick Gives David Bowie’s ‘Rebel Rebel’ a Makeover with New Jack Douglas-Produced Cover (Listen)

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Power-pop legends Cheap Trick have shared a new cover of “Rebel Rebel,” the David Bowie classic that has become an integral part of Bowie’s inimitable legacy.

Produced by the renowned Jack Douglas (Aerosmith, John Lennon + Yoko Ono, Supertramp and more), the new cover can be heard below:

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“Rebel Rebel” is the latest in a series of classic cover tunes from Cheap Trick. In December 2019, the band tried its hand at John Lennon’s “Gimme Some Truth”:

And here’s their take on Harry Nilsson’s “Ambush,” which appeared on a 2019 tribute album:

Back in 2018, the band also shared an original tune titled “The Summer Looks Good On You”:

The most recent album of new material from the band was 2017’s We’re All Alright!, which you can pick up by clicking here. The 10-song collection was co-produced by the band and Julian Raymond, and was the 18th Cheap Trick studio album to date.

Stream it below, via Spotify:

In related news, guitarist Rick Nielsen is participating in a special socially-distant concert event tonight, Sept. 25, supporting Blackberry Smoke with his Nielsen Trust project. The show will take place at the baseball field of the Rockford Rivets of the Northwoods League in Illinois. Click here for additional details.

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