Paramore's Hayley to record Muppets duet with Weezer

28/06/11

Hayley Williams from Paramore

Paramore singer Hayley Williams will team up with Weezer to record a track for a new album of Muppets covers.

The Green Album, set for release in August, will also feature songs from The Fray, My Morning Jacket, OK Go, Alkaline Trio and Evanescence.

Hayley Williams and US rockers Weezer, best known for hits such as Buddy Holly and Beverly Hills, will cover Rainbow Connection.

A new Muppets film is due for a UK release in February 2012.

Meanwhile, The Fray will record a version of Mahna Mahna, one of the Muppets' most famous hits, which has been used in ads and pop songs as well as featuring in the UK version of The Office.

Evanescence's Amy Lee will record a version of Halfway Down The Stairs, which was originally performed on the show by Kermit the Frog's nephew, Robin The Frog.