By Ray Rahman
Updated April 23, 2013 at 04:52 PM EDT
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What happens when Stephen King, John Mellencamp, and T Bone Burnett get together, and then rope in a whole crew of their famous musician friends? A supernatural Southern gothic musical called Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, naturally.

The album, due June 4, is stuffed with luminaries — Elvis Costello, Neko Case, Sheryl Crow, and Roseanne Cash all make appearances — but the Kristofferson contribution “How Many Days” is a clear highlight, and you can hear it exclusively here:

Like we said, the CD and accompanying making-of mini-doc DVD isn’t out till June, but you can preorder it here.

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