The Tenors, 2Cellos and A$AP Rocky lead the eclectic FOXLight Music Releases: Week of 1-14-2013

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It’s a classy new year with Tenors and Cellos leading the week’s music releases in the FOXLight.  The Tenors nab legendary producer David Foster for their second album Lead With Your Heart…and 2Cellos welcome Elton John and Steve Vai on their sophomore turn, In2ition

Rising hip-hopper A$AP Rocky’s anticipated full-length debut Long.Live.A$AP features guests Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar

The late, great Teena Marie had just finished recording Beautiful before her untimely death in 2010. Her daughter Alia Rose saw it through to completion…

Yo La Tengo return with Fade, called “direct, personal and cohesive”…

The Kidz Bop Kids screech through hits by Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Psy on Kidz Bop 23

Natalie Maines, Eddie Vedder and Bob Dylan donated tracks for West of Memphis: Voices for Justice, a compilation inspired by the West Memphis 3, who will directly benefit from a portion of the proceeds…

Philly rockers Free Energy follow up their 2010 debut with Love Sign

American Idol season 7 finalist Jason Castro drops his third album, the spiritual and spirited Only A Mountain

Sean Lennon composed the score for the movie Alter Egos, which he also starred in, combining orchestral arrangements with surf guitar…

A jazz cabaret nightclub recently emerged in the basement of the legendary Studio 54, and Broadway staples Patti Lupone and Norbert Leo Butz have each recorded albums there: Patti’s is Far Away Places: Live at 54 Below, and Norbert’s set is Memory and Mayhem Live at 54 Below

Also going all the way live:   Ziggy Marley In Concert covers his 2012 World Tour…and Michael Schenker sends loud greetings from the Netherlands on Temple of Rock: Live in Europe.

On the Reissue Front

Mobile Fidelity adds 4 to their Gold Hybrid SACD series: Bob Dylan‘s 1975 Columbia comeback Blood On The Tracks…The Pretenders 1983 smash Learning To Crawl…and two from Miles Davis: 1957′s ‘Round About Midnight and 1969′s In A Silent Way

Stellar soul reissue label Funkytowngrooves drops Expanded Edition reissues, each remastered with bonus tracks: Angela Clemmonsself-titled 1982 debut, and 1987′s This Is LoveAndre Cymone 1984 hit ACJermaine Jackson‘s solo smash Dynamite, also from 1984…Johnny MathisA Special Part of Me, another 1984 hit…and a 1978/79 two-fer from The McCrarys: Loving is Living and On The Other Side, paired on one CD…

Finally, Eddie Money‘s first four albums get much-needed sonic upgrades courtesy of UK reissue label Rock Candy: 1977′s Eddie Money, 1978′s Life For The Taking, 1980′s Playing For Keeps and 1982′s No Control.

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In New York…Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk.




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