Barry Gibb and Keith Urban team up for country remake of 'I've Gotta Get a Message to You'

Publish Date
Saturday, 16 January 2021, 7:06AM

One week after sharing the beautiful remake of his 1968 classic song 'Words' with Dolly Parton, Sir Barry Gibb has treated fans another new duet!

The Bee Gee has teamed up with Keith Urban for a country remake of his 1968 hit 'I've Gotta Get a Message to You.'

The single will feature on Gibb's upcoming new country album, Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1, which is set to be released on January 8.

As a big fan of bluegrass and country music, the 74-year-old's new album will feature 12 country covers of some of the Bee Gees biggest hits, including other duets with Olivia Newton-John and Sheryl Crow.

Speaking about the new album Barry said: "From the first day we stepped into RCA Studios in Nashville (the very place where Elvis, Willie, Waylon, Roy, the Everly Brothers and so many other legends made their magic) the album took on a life of its own.

"I couldn't be more grateful for the opportunity to work with Dave and all the artists who stopped by. They were all incredibly generous with their time and talent. They inspired me more than words can express."

He added: "I feel deep down that Maurice and Robin would have loved this album for different reasons. I wish we could have all been together to do it … but I think we were."

Barry is the only surviving member of the Bee Gees, following the deaths of twins Maurice in 2003 and Robin in 2012.

The album will be Barry's third solo album and his first since 2016's In the Now.