Smash Mouth, Semisonic On 'Friends' Soundtrack Sequel

The sequel to the soundtrack from the NBC-TV sitcom "Friends," Friends Again (Nov. 2), will feature a mix of old and new tracks and covers from the likes of pop acts Smash Mouth covering Let's Active's "Every Word Means No," Semisonic on a re-recording of "Delicious," Lisa Loeb on "Summer" and Duncan Sheik performing "View From the Other Side," according to a label source. Among the collaborations on the album is a version of the song "Smelly Cat" by actress Lisa Kudrow and Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde, as well as a duet between Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong and former Avengers singer Penelope Houston on the song "Angel and the Jerk." Also on the LP are singer Robbie Williams, Canadian pop group the Waltons and Thor-El doing a rap version of the show's theme song, "Friends Forever (I'll Be There for You)," originally performed by the Rembrandts.