Taylor Swift and Tony Bennett lead the FOXLight Music Releases: Week of 10-22-2012

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Taylor Swift leads this week’s music releases in the FOXLight.  She’s poised to shatter the year’s weekly sales record with Red, her most blatant pop crossover shot yet…

Tony Bennett teams with Latin hit-makers including Marc Anthony, Thalia and Gloria Estefan on Viva Duets

Blues rocker Gary Clark, Jr. delivers a blistering major label full-length debut in Blak and Blu

Natasha Khan returns under her nom-de-Rock Bat For Lashes with The Haunted Man

In the Holiday spirit: it’s Lady Antebellum with On This Winter’s NightSammy Kershaw keeps it Country on A Sammy Klaus ChristmasBrad Paisley joins Colbie Caillat on a Christmas in the Sand…and Richard Marx gets some Christmas Spirit

Change My Mind is the latest from Miley’s dad Billy Ray Cyrus

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor ping pongs back to Stone Sour for House of Gold & Bones, Part 1, with Part 2 to follow early next year…

Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar drops his second full-length good kid, m.A.A.d city

Shiny Toy Guns reunite with original singer Carah Faye Charnow on III

Bridgit Mendler is the latest Disney Channel star to hit the studio on Hello, My Name Is

Swedish House Mafia collaborate with Ryan Tedder, Tinie Tempah and Coldplay on Until Now

Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett surveys that band’s output one more time on Genesis Revisited II

Now that Journey guitarist Neal Schon’s tabloid-ready personal life is in order, he gets back to making music on The Calling

And crackling some Live thunder: Motörhead’s 2011 dates at Wacken, Sonisphere and Rio are featured in The Wörld Is Ours – Vol. 2…and Night Ranger goes intimate in 24 Strings & A Drummer – Live & Acoustic.

On the Reissue Front

Peter Gabriel revisits his solo breakthrough So in a 25th Anniversary Edition packaged three ways: a single-disc remaster, a 3-disc Deluxe Edition adding a full Live in Athens set from 1987, and an 8-disc Immersion Box which further adds DVDs of Live in Athens and the Classic Albums documentary, a CD of demos and vinyl…

The Doors‘ legendary 1968 set at the Hollywood Bowl gets restored and reissued as Live at the Bowl ’68, this time on CD, DVD and Blu-ray…

The 50th Anniversary of The Beatles‘ debut single of “Love Me Do” b/w “P.S. I Love You” gets commemorated in its original 7” Vinyl form in a limited-edition pressing…

Mike + The Mechanics’ self-titled 1985 debut gets the 24 KT+ Gold remastering treatment from the sonic architects at Audio Fidelity…

The Essential Martina McBride collects 40 tracks from the country Goddess’s stellar career over 2 CDs…

Clifford Brown‘s classic sessions with three legendary vocalists get revisited on the 3 CD collection The Singers Sessions with Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan and Helen Merrill

And Emerson, Lake and Palmer‘s entire studio and live album output from 1971’s Pictures at an Exhibition through 1994’s In the Hot Seat gets re-released as digital downloads through all the major retailers.

Grab the FOXLight Podcast here and stay up-to-date on all of the week’s big music and DVD releases!

In New York…Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk.




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