FOXLight – Music Releases: Week of 2-20-2012

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Sleigh Bells ring in this week’s FOXLight music release roundup, and not the holiday kind.  Fresh off their SNL debut, the Brooklyn duo return with Reign of Terror

Indie pop-ers Fun. aim for mainstream pop success with Some Nights and just might get there, with the help of their hot single “We Are Young”…

The Chieftains celebrate their 50th anniversary with guests Bon Iver, The Decemberists and Punch Brothers on Voice of Ages

Sinead O’Connor aims to refocus the spotlight back on her music career with How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?

Carnivale Electricos is the latest New Orleans/Brazilian fusion from Galactic

Li’l Wayne, Drake and Nicki Minaj join Tyga on Careless World: Rise of the Last King

And the soundtrack to the upcoming Navy SEAL film Act of Valor features country heavyweights Keith Urban, Sugarland, and Lady Antebellum.

On the Reissue Front

Diana Ross: Special Edition features Ms. Ross’s 1976 eponymous smash remastered and expanded with a second disc full of rare singles and alternate mixes…

Reissue label Wounded Bird drops three long out-of-print albums from the ‘70s: Blood, Sweat & Tears In Concert, a 1976 double live album…the very rare 1973 solo album from Phil Everly Star Spangled Springer…and the Mel Brooks soundtrack for High Anxiety, which also featured tracks from Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and The Producers

And Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 2: 1961 features every non-vocal chart hit from that year on 3 CDs, including hits by Dave Brubeck, Duane Eddy and Ferrante & Teicher.

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