Alex Lifeson to Appear in New Trailer Park Boys Netflix Series Out of the Park: USA, Records New Song
Alex Lifeson and the Canadian mockumentary television series Trailer Park Boys, have joined forces numerous times in the past. In 2003, Alex played himself in an episode called "Closer To The Heart". In it, he is kidnapped by Ricky after Bubbles is cheated out of getting Rush tickets by Jim Lahey. In the end, he is let go, and Bubbles ends up being Lifeson's guitar tech at the Rush concert.
In 2006, Lifeson had a cameo as a traffic cop in "Trailer Park Boys: The Movie". He also contributed heavily to the soundtrack by compiling a Canadian supergroup called The Big Dirty Band where he produced, as well as played on, their version of the 60s hit "I Fought the Law" alongside his bandmate Geddy Lee. Alex also plays on "Liquor and Whores" as a member of Bubbles and the Shit Rockers - with Rush's "The Spirit of Radio" included on the soundtrack. In April 2007, Lifeson was picked to narrate the "Trailer Park Boys 101" Special. In 2009. Lifeson once again played a cop, this time dressed in drag for an undercover sting operation, in "Trailer Park Boys: Countdown To Liquor Day".
In March, Alex was a guest on episode 84 of the Trailer Park Boys Podcast; a show recorded at the Gibson Guitar Factory in Memphis.
The Trailer Park Boys recently completed filming their upcoming Netflix series Out of the Park: USA, and according to a tweet from Mike Smith (aka Bubbles), Alex is not only scheduled to appear on the show, but has also recorded a new song for the series called "Who's Got Yer Belly!?" Below is the tweet thread (Thanks RushIsABand).
@MSmithBubbles Alex Lifeson is so funny! He should consider a second career as a comic actor!- Tammy Smith (@tlsmith1963) March 23, 2017
He is. Out Of The Park: USA coming this fall. https://t.co/qhOs9ppZ2A- Bubbles (@MSmithBubbles) March 23, 2017We'll have more news on Alex's appearance and the new songs once it becomes available.
Recorded a new song called "Who's Got Yer Belly!?" with Alex a couple weeks ago in Memphis. Coming soon! https://t.co/1lQjpKf3H6- Bubbles (@MSmithBubbles) March 23, 2017