Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello shared a post on Instagram announcing that he collaborated with System of a Down lead vocalist Serj Tankian for a cover version of Gang Of Four song ‘Natural’s Not In It’ as a salute to the late lead guitarist Andy Gill.
‘Natural’s Not In It’ is a track that took place in Gang of Four‘s debut album named ‘Entertainment!’ which was released in September 1979. The album was ranked the fifth-best album of 1979 by NME and received generously positive reviews both from critics and fans since it is regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time.
Recently, Tom Morello shared a post on his official Instagram page announcing his collaboration with Serj Tankian for the tribute act of late guitarist Andy Gill. Apparently, the two worked on the Gang Of Four song ‘Natural’s Not In It,’ and the song is already released.
Here is what Tom Morello said in the caption of his Instagram post:
“Serj Tankian and I joined forces to salute the late Andy Gill and Gang Of Four with our cover of ‘Natural’s Not In It’ – Out Now!”
Just like Morello, Serj Tankian also shared a post on his official Instagram page announcing the collaboration and revealed that working with Tom Morello has been a real pleasure as he referred to Morello as his ‘brother.’
Here is what Serj Tankian stated about his collaboration with Morello:
“It was a real pleasure working on a cover of ‘Natural’s Not in It’ with my brother Tom Morello and honor the legacy of Andy and Gang of Four at the same time. Check it out via the Gang Of Four page.”
Gang of Four lead guitarist Andy Gill passed away at the age of 64 on February 1, 2020, due to multiple organ failure and pneumonia as it was revealed by the band’s spokesman told The New York Times. The tragic passing of Gill affected Tom Morello deeply as he shared a post revealing that Andy Gill had a huge influence on his guitar playing.
You can see the Instagram posts and listen to the cover of ‘Natural’s Not In It’ below.