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Thursday, December 7, 2023

John DeMena has released a cover of The Doors “People Are Strange”

Rock solo artist John DeMena has released a cover of The Doors “People Are Strange”, along with a music video for the track. The LA-based DeMena’s homage to the 1967 classic is part of a compilation series honoring music from artists including The Doors, Talking Heads, and Warren Zevon, which will be released via Rhino Entertainment. Speaking about the cover, DeMena comments:

“I wanted to pay tribute to this timeless classic with a cover that stayed true to the essence and soul of the original while also taking the song through different sonic landscapes.”

Personnel on the cover of “People Are Strange” is comprised of John DeMena (vocals, guitar, bass), along with Jimmy Kimmel Live keyboardist Jeff Babko and drummer Cristian Chiloe. The track was mastered by legendary audio engineer Dave Collins (Metallica, Soundgarden, Alice In Chains). The music video was directed by Vicente Cordero of Industrialism Films, whose credits include Cradle Of Filth, Suicide Silence, Mr. Big, and Sons of Apollo.