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Andy Scott to Release Covers Album with Unique Twist

Sweet guitarist/voclaist, Andy Scott is about to release a brand new album comprised of various covers by everyone from the Yardbirds to the Black Keys, however, in a rather unique twist, each track will be mixed with elements of classic Sweet numbers, reports UltimateClassicRock.

For example, the new version of the Ramones 'Blitzkrieg Bop' has been mixed with samples from Sweet's 'Ballroom Blitz,' and a take on Hello's 'Back In The New York Groove' (made famous by Ace Frehely) features samples from Jay-Z's 'Empire State Of Mind' along with a number of other Sweet references.

"When people hear that one in particular, often they have a solitary word: 'Wow!'" says Scott proudly.

The album, 'New York Connection', takes its name after a Sweet track recorded in 1971 and will be available from April 27. 

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