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Johnny Depp, Vanessa Paradis to cover Gainsbourg classic

music Updated: Nov 24, 2011 15:12 IST

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Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp and his singer girlfriend Vanessa Paradis have teamed up to record a duet for a Serge Gainsbourg tribute album.

The couple has covered musician's 1971 track Ballade De Melody Nelson for From Gainsbourg to Lulu, a compilation disc put together by the French legend's son Lulu, Daily Express reported.

The project will feature a number of classics by the late star performed by Scarlett Johansson, Iggy Pop and Rufus Wainwright.

Depp, 48, is no stranger to the music industry and the Pirates of the Caribbean star has rocked out onstage with his movie father Keith Richards and recently played with ZZ Top rocker Billy Gibbons after receiving an award at the Austin Film Festival.

He has also showed off his talents on the guitar on Oasis track Fade In-Out and was a member of rock supergroup P, alongside singer Gibby Haynes, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones.

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