The surviving members of INXS finally have unveiled the tracklist and release dates for their long-in-the-works Original Sin greatest-hits collection, featuring re-recordings of the band’s classics with new vocals by the likes of Ben Harper, Rob Thomas, Tricky and even occasional frontman J.D. Fortune.

The 11-track disc is due out Nov. 8 in the band’s native Australia, but won’t arrive in the U.S. until Jan. 11, when it will be released on the revived ATCO Records imprint — which released 1982’s Shabooh Shoobah and 1984’s The Swing — through Rhino Entertainment, according to a news release posted by The Audio Perv.

The band has spent the last two years working on the new collection of songs, drafting singers to fill in for the late Michael Hutchence. According to a tracklist posted by Australia’s Triple M radio, the disc features guest vocals by Tricky (“Mediate”), matchbox twenty’s Thomas (“Original Sin”), Harper (“Never Tear Us Apart”) and Train’s Pat Monahan (“Beautiful Girl”). (See full tracklist and cover art below.)

The collection also features on-again, off-again frontman Fortune singing “The Stairs,” off 1990’s X (which was released this week in Canada via iTunes), plus an opening “Drum Opera” by INXS’ Jon Farriss, and a version of “Don’t Change” credited solely to band members Andrew Farriss and Kirk Pengilly. Triple M also reports that some of the tracks recorded for the disc, including one by The Killers’ Brandon Flowers, didn’t make the cut, and “may one day surface on a second volume.”

In the announcement of the project, Jon Farriss says:

“We wanted to celebrate the songs, they’re such great songs,” he says. “I think initially there was a mixed bag of emotions and feelings, which was probably a good thing because we realized how much the songs meant to us. But at the end of the day we started to realize that this is actually cathartic for us and it might be for everyone else as well.”

INXS, with Fortune on vocals, also has announced its first Australian tour in 3 1/2 years, an eight-date run of summer shows that’s part of the A Day on the Green series of winery concerts. The band will be joined by Train and Australian acts Baby Animals and Models for the upcoming trek, which runs Jan. 25 through Feb. 12.

See INXS’ ‘Original Sin’ tracklist and tour dates after the jump…

INXS, 'Original Sin'

Tracklist: INXS, Original Sin

1. “Drum Opera,” Jon Farriss
2. “Mediate,” INXS featuring Tricky
3. “Original Sin,” INXS featuring Rob Thomas
4. “Never Tear Us Apart,” INXS featuring Ben Harper & Mylene Farmer
5. “Beautiful Girl,” INXS featuring Pat Monahan
6. “New Sensation,” INXS featuring Deborah de Corral
7. “Just Keep Walking,” INXS featuring Dan Sultan
8. “To Look At You,” INXS featuring Kav Temperly
9. “Mystify,” INXS featuring Loane
10. “Don’t Change,” Andrew Farriss & Kirk Pengilly
11. “The Stairs,” INXS featuring J.D. Fortune

INXS tour dates:

Jan. 25: Robert Oatley Vineyards, Mudgee, NSW, Australia
Jan. 26: Centennial Vineyards, Bowral, NSW, Australia
Jan. 29: Bimbadgen Estate, Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia
Jan. 30: Sirromet Wines, Mt Cotton, QLD, Australia
Feb. 3: Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Perth, WA, Australia
Feb. 5: Annie’s Lane, Clare Valley, SA, Australia
Feb. 6: Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley, VIC, Australia
Feb. 12: All Saints Estate, Rutherglen, VIC, Australia



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