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[Music News] Danger Mouse recruits Norah Jones and Jack White for his newest alb

Famed producer Danger Mouse is working on a new collaboration album with Italian composer Daniele Luppi.  The album is titled Rome owing to the fact that the album was recorded in different locations throughout the city.  The album was recorded in parts over the past five years and was inspired by the 60's Italian film soundtrack work of Ennio Morricone.  The record features guest singing spots by the very talented Norah Jones and Jack White. Danger Mouse explained his motivations for his choice in the pair.  "I definitely wanted a man and a woman," he said. "The female vocal needed to be soft, not polarising. But the male needed to have a bit more angst to it." He added: "I played some of the music for Jack White when I was on tour shortly after doing the first session, just to show him what I was doing… he liked it, but at the time I wasn't even thinking of using him – you know, it's Jack White. "But in the end, I thought, 'He's really into it – why not?' He tried it in different voices – a high voice, a low voice, and I thought, 'Why don't we leave them all in?' There's a bunch of his vocals on 'Rose With The Broken Neck', and it doesn't always sound like him." Recently some clips of the tracks have surfaced on the Internet. Five segments of songs taken from the album have been posted online ahead of its release next year and are available to hear at Soundcloud.com. We think it sounds pretty promising! What are your thoughts?

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