"Austin Powers" Lures Scott Weiland, Flaming Lips
More shagadelic artists have signed on for the soundtrack to the upcoming Mike Myers flick "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.The always-intriguing Scott Weiland will join the Big Blue Missile for a version of the Zombies chestnut "Time of the Season," while the Lucy Nation and the Flaming Lips will be weighing in with "All Right" and "Buggin'" respectively.Weiland can now be added to the list of artists already reported to be contributing cover songs to the soundtrack. R.E.M. has recorded a version of Tommy James and the Shondells' "Draggin' the Line;" Lenny Kravitz has reworked the 1970 Guess Who stomper "American Woman;" and Scary Spice Mel G. has teamed up with Timbaland for Cameo's "Word Up." Not to be outdone, Dr. Evil himself (a.k.a. Myers) will be crooning "Just the Two of Us," which was originally recorded by Bill Withers and Grover Washington Jr.Other big-name apperances include Green Day ("Espionage") and Madonna, whose "Beautiful Stranger" was produced
by William Orbit (see [article id="1429732"]"Madonna, Green Day, R.E.M., Kravitz, Others To Join 'Austin Powers'"[/article]).Genuine groovy flavor will be provided by Burt Bacharach, who has again teamed up with Elvis Costello for a version of Bacharach's own "I'll Never Fall In Love Again." The Quincy Jones instrumental "Soul Bossa Nova," which accompanied the opening '60s sequence from the original "Austin Powers" movie, is scheduled to make a return soundtrack appearance as well. The album is scheduled to be in stores on June 1.Meanwhile, Kravitz and "Shagged" co-star Heather Graham recently took to the desert to shoot the video for "American Woman," the first single off the soundtrack. Graham plays Felicity Shagwell (Powers' new babe of the moment) in the film, which will be in theaters on June 15.