“Original Sin,” the new album from INXS, is featured this week on AOL Music’s Listening Party . The entire album, streaming all week (February 28 – March 7), features new recordings of the band’s signature hits chosen by and re-imagined with some of the world’s finest musicians including Ben Harper, Rob Thomas, Pat Monahan, Tricky, Nikka Costa and more. Listen now at AOL Music.
An ambitious project two years in the making, Original Sin teams the band with musicians from around the globe, from superstars like Ben Harper, Train’s Pat Monahan, Rob Thomas, and Nikka Costa to up and comer DJ Yaleidys of Cuba, to reinterpret and revitalize their own classics for a whole new generation. An eclectic mix of music including Thomas and Yaleidys’ sultry take on “Original Sin” and trip-hop superstar Tricky’s electrifying version of “Mediate” to Pat Monahans’ emotional “Beautiful Girl” and French pop artist Loane’s take on “Mystify” with John Mayer & Kirk Pengilly on guitar, INXS boldly embrace their past and future on one album.
One of the most notable and successful rock bands of all time, INXS has sold over 35 million albums worldwide with the group’s music remaining in constant radio rotation and in DJ sets nightly across the globe. To this day, the group’s multi-platinum landmark albums Listen Like Thieves, Kick, and Xare all widely regarded as music collection staples. Huge chart-topping hit singles including “What You Need,” “Need You Tonight,” “Devil Inside,” “Never Tear Us Apart,” “New Sensation” and “Suicide Blonde” have been featured in numerous films, advertising campaigns and video games, earning the band countless accolades and awards around the world, including several Grammy nominations, and is the driving force behind selling over 15 million albums in the U.S. alone. With a career spanning three decades, first as the Farriss Brothers, then as INXS, brothers Tim, Jon, and Andrew Farriss, along with Kirk Pengilly and Garry Gary Beers have created some of the most enduring music in rock.
Listen to the entire “Original Sin” album on AOL Music:
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For more information, please visit the official INXS website: www.INXS.com