Republic Records’ Kids & Family division and the Rock and Roll Playhouse have announced an exclusive partnership with a multi-album record deal.
Founded by Brooklyn Bowl owner and live music entrepreneur Peter Shapiro, the Rock and Roll Playhouse is set to release their premiere album, “Friends Rock!,” on Friday, September 22.
Listen to the debut single from the album “I’ll Be There For You”:
According to the announcement, the music follows five kids — Mick, Stevie, Tina, Quinn and Jerry — who fumble their way through the trials and tribulations of starting a rock and roll band. The band covers beloved classic rock songs, celebrating the music of the Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Grateful Dead, Aretha Franklin, David Bowie, Prince, Queen, Tom Petty and more, as well as penning original tunes.