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Watch Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck team up to cover John Lennon’s ‘Isolation’


Iconic guitarist and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jeff Beck, one of the great collaborators in music history, has revealed his collaboration with Hollywood actor Johnny Depp.

In their work, Beck and Depp have re-imagining of John Lennon’s classic track ‘Isolation’. The duo has now premiered the official music video for the track, featuring live footage of their performance from Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival last September.

“Johnny and I have been working on music together for a while now and we recorded this track during our time in the studio last year,” Beck said of their ‘Isolation’ cover.

“We weren’t expecting to release it so soon but given all the hard days and true ‘isolation’ that people are going through in these challenging times, we decided now might be the right time to let you all hear it.”

“You’ll be hearing more from Johnny and me in a little while but until then we hope you find some comfort and solidarity in our take on this Lennon classic.”

Depp added: “Jeff Beck and I recorded this song ‘Isolation’ last year, as our take on a beautiful John Lennon tune. Lennon’s poetry – ‘We’re afraid of everyone. Afraid of the Sun!’ – seemed to Jeff and me especially profound right now, this song about isolation, fear, and existential risks to our world.

“So we wanted to give it to you, and hope it helps you make sense of the moment or just helps you pass the time as we endure isolation together.”

Stream the song, below.