The Killers recorded this cover version of the classic Eagles hit as part of their contribution to raise awareness and funds for the APE charity which, in the last month alone, has made awards of $100,000 to support both the natural disasters in Asia Pacific and the UK-based climate change group The Transition Network. Recorded with the APE house band, Rhythms Del Mundo, ‘Hotel California’ has been given an Afro-Cuban treatment and is already a smash radio hit all over Europe.
The Killers and others are promoting COP15 – the Global Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, December 7-18, where the soundtrack to the conference (and perhaps a performance). From YATM, this is a great chance to hear The Killers in a Cuban-style-west-coast-LA-rock sound!
Check out the tracklisting below, as some of the biggest stars in the music industry have joined forces to raise their voices to the latest Rhythms del Mundo album, ‘Rhythms del Mundo Classics’ produced to raise awareness and funds for climate crisis projects and natural disaster relief.
Hotel California – RDM ft The Killers
Cupid – RDM ft Amy Winehouse
Walk On The Wild Side – RDM ft Editors
Imagine – RDM ft Jack Johnson
Beat It – RDM ft Fall Out Boy and John Mayer
Under Pressure – RDM ft Keane
Satisfaction – RDM ft Cat Power
I Heard It Through The Grapevine – RDM ft Kaiser Chiefs
Because The Night – RDM ft KT Tunstall
Bohemian Rhapsody – RDM ft Augusto Enriquez
Under The Boardwalk – RDM ft The Rolling Stones
Runaway – RDM ft The Zutons
For What Its Worth – RDM ft OneRepublic
Big Yellow Taxi – RDM ft Aquila Rose and Idana Valdes
Purple Haze – RDM
Smells Like Teen Spirit – RDM ft Shanade
Are You Ready For Love – RDM ft The Kooks
My Cherie Amor – Eros Ramazzotti
Stairway To Heaven – RDM ft Rodrigo Y Gabriela