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.