Rocket Juice and the Moon is a musical supergroup. The group consists Damon Albarn (guitar, vocals) of Blur, Flea (bass) of Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tony Allen (drums, percussion), longtime drummer and musical producer for Fela Kuti.
They have unveiled their first single ‘Hey Shooter’.
The track features Erykah Badu and is the first to be revealed from the band’s self-titled debut album, which is due for release on March 26.
The album, which was recorded in Albarn’s Studio 13 in London, also features contributions from Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara, Ghanian rapper M. anifest and the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.
The record contains a total of 18 tracks, with ‘Hey Shooter’ the second tune on the album.
Rocket Juice and the Moon performed together for the first time on the 28th of October 2011 in Cork, Ireland, at the Cork Jazz Festival. The Red Hot Chili Peppers tour lasts until 2013 so a full tour is not expected anytime soon.