Mike Patton's Album of Italian Pop Songs Finally Gets Release Date

Mike Patton's Album of Italian Pop Songs Finally Gets Release Date
Fans of the most eccentric Mike Patton projects should be excited at this piece of news: a release date has finally been set for Patton's Mondo Cane, the Faith No More singer's long-delayed album of Italian pop songs.

We recently told you a bit about the project, which has very little web presence. And now, after much anticipation and speculation amongst Patton fans, a May 4 release date for the debut album has been set.

According to a press release, the album was recorded during a series of performances in Europe, which included a show in an outdoor northern Italian piazza. The disc features traditional Italian pop songs, as well as a cover of Ennio Morricone's "Deep Down," and has Patton backed with a 30-piece orchestra and choir.

Patton, currently rockin' the Faith No More reunion tour, has had this CD in the works for some time, but this is the first time a release date for the anticipated project has been confirmed.

The self-titled Mondo Cane album will be come out on Ipecac Records.

Mondo Cane:

1. "Il Cielo In Una Stanza"
2. "Che Notte!"
3. "Ore D'Amore"
4. "Deep Down"
5. "Quello Che Conta"
6. "Urlo Negro"
7. "Scalinatella"
8. "L'Uomo Che Non Sapeva Amare"
9. "20 KM Al Giorno"
10. "Ti Offro Da Bere"
11. "Senza Fine"