Bruno Mars, Green Day and Big Boi lead the FOXLight Music Releases: Week of 12-10-2012

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The return of Bruno Mars leads the week’s music releases in the FOXLight.  The recent SNL host and musical guest drops his second album Unorthodox Jukebox

Green Day complete their trilogy of album releases with the final entry, ¡Tré!

Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors is the second solo album from former Outkast partner Big Boi, with Kelly Rowland, T.I. and Ludacris helping out…

A big roster of hip-hop heavyweights including Kanye West, Common, Li’l Wayne and Chris Brown join The Game on his fifth album, Jesus Piece

Lifehouse corralled Chris Daughtry, Natasha Bedingfield and Peter Frampton for guest shots on Almeria

The Music of Nashville is the soundtrack from the ABC hit show, with tracks by series stars Hayden Panettiere and Connie Britton

Glee: The Music – The Christmas Album, Volume 3 contains tracks featured in this week’s holiday themed episode…

Boys Like Girls follow up their hit debut with their sophomore shot Crazy World

Americana pioneers Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale join forces for their debut collaboration Buddy & Jim

Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins interprets popular tracks from the cinematic world on Music from the Movies

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey features Howard Shore’s soundtrack score and a track by Crowded House’s Neil Finn

Yoko Ono and Paul McCartney both feature alongside Paul Simon, Lindsey Buckingham and Norah Jones on the soundtrack for the Knocked Up sequel, This Is 40

And the latest music from Beck isn’t available on CD, digital-download, or even vinyl. Nope, Song Reader is written out as sheet music, allowing you to create your own unique renditions…provided you can play an instrument.

On the Reissue Front

Interpol‘s Turn On The Bright Lights celebrates its 10th Anniversary, adding a second CD full of bonus tracks, demos, and B-sides, plus a DVD with videos and live performances…

WAR‘s The World Is A Ghetto: 40th Anniversary Expanded Edition adds four unreleased bonus tracks including alternate versions of “War Is Coming” and the title track…

30 years later, we can unwrap The Jam‘s The Gift: Deluxe Edition, which adds a disc of remixes, singles, B-sides and demos to the remastered album…

Goin’ Live from the vaults: Peter, Paul & Mary: Live in Japan 1967 brings a former Japanese-only release to these shores and to CD for the first time, and expands it to include the entire concert…and Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Live in California ’74 marks the first-ever official release of their legendary CalJam performance, which was before their largest audience at the time and features what Greg Lake calls “almost flawless”…

And the lab-coat wearing, sonic geniuses at Audio Fidelity bring two more classics to their 24 KT+ Gold remaster series: Joe Walsh‘s 1978 platinum-seller But Seriously, Folks… and Big Brother & The Holding Company‘s legendary 1968 debut Cheap Thrills.

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In New York…Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk.