Earlier this month, the Knight Rider himself David Hasselhoff released a video for his cover of The Lords Of The New Church’s classic 1982 single “Open Your Eyes”.
Now, in The Hoff’s continued promotion of his forthcoming album named after the Stiv Bators fronted track, Hoff has unveiled his long-promised cover of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s “Head On”, a song he has been performed live for the past year.
For the cover, The Hoff enlisted The Cars guitarist Elliot Easton.
Open Your Eyes, available for pre-order in a special edition red vinyl, also contains David Hasselhoff’s previously announced covers of Echo and The Bunnymen’s “Lip’s Like Sugar”, Modern English’s “I Melt With You,” Bowie’s “‘Heroes’” and more, with several guest musicians such James Williamson of The Stooges, and Al Jourgensen of Ministry.
“Marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany, Hasselhoff bridges several musical cultures including the UK, Germany, and the US!”
“Open Your Eyes” which is available via Cleopatra Records on September 27th on all formats: