Val Kilmer, Singer? Actor Records Moody Rock Album

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To the noble category of movie stars who dabble in singing--Jeff Bridges, Kevin Bacon, Don Johnson--add Val Kilmer, who has quietly been shopping a new album.

Mr. Kilmer, 47, who starred as Jim Morrison in the 1991 Oliver Stone biopic The Doors, and his partner Mick Rossi, a New York-based keyboardist and percussionist, have been passing around a modestly designed CD whose black cover reads Val Kilmer: Sessions With Mick.

A highly personal recording, it features seven songs co-written by the duo that run the gamut from foot-stompin' rock to moody, guttural ballads.

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