Andrea Bocelli and Justin Bieber lead the eclectic FOXLight Music Releases: Week of 1-28-2013

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Andrea Bocelli leads the week’s new music releases in the FOXLight.  The Italian tenor returns with guests Jennifer Lopez, Nelly Furtado and the late Edith Piaf on Passione

Justin Bieber follows his past track record of following a hit release with an acoustic re-do, on Believe Acoustic

Heartthrob is Tegan & Sara’s seventh album, and first in four years…

Shameless star Emmy Rossum can sing too, and she proves it on Sentimental Journey, an album of standards…

Ben Harper teams with legendary harmonica player Charlie Musselwhite for Get Up!, his Stax Records debut…

The voice of The Animals and WAR, Eric Burdon returns with an album steeped in the sounds of both groups: ‘Til Your River Runs Dry

Kris Kristofferson re-teams with producer Don Was for his latest, Feeling Mortal

Kenny Loggins goes country, joining with veteran singer songwriters Gary Burr and Georgia Middleman to form Blue Sky Riders with their debut Finally Home

Lisa Loeb returns with her first full-on rock album since 2005 No Fairy Tale

Hatebreed celebrate 20 loud years together with The Divinity of Purpose

American Idol favorite Colton Dixon makes Christian Pop his format of choice on A Messenger

Guitarist Joe Bonamassa gets his funk on with his new band Rock Candy Funk Party and their retro-sounding debut We Want Groove

And a pair of classic soul voices bring the love: Former Gap Band leader Charlie Wilson returns with Love, Charlie…and Jeffrey Osborne reunites with George Duke and welcomes Chaka Khan on A Time for Love.

On the Reissue Front

Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours gets Expanded again, in a 3 CD edition adding a disc of 1977 live tracks and disc of outtakes completely different from the 2004 bonus disc…and a Deluxe Box takes all of the above and adds vinyl, a making-of DVD, and all of the 2004 edition outtakes…

Destiny’s Child collects Love Songs, and adds their first new track recorded since 2004…

Stevie Ray Vaughan’s debut Texas Flood returns for its 30th Anniversary, tacking on a disc of an unreleased Philadelphia concert…

Miles Davis’s “lost band”, the never recorded quintet of Davis, Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Holland and Jack DeJohnette finally gets an official document on the 3 CD/1 DVD Live in Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 2

Deep Purple dip back in their vaults for Paris 1975, a vintage live set on 2 CDs featuring the Ritchie Blackmore/David Coverdale/Glenn Hughes/Jon Lord/Ian Paice line-up of the classic metal band…

Al Stewart‘s 1975 and 1976 albums Year of the Cat and Modern Times get remastered together on 1 CD by Friday Music…

And the latest batch of Sony/Legacy’s Playlist: The Very Best of…sets feature an eclectic roster including Accept, The Box Tops, The Doobie Brothers (Live), Sara Evans, The Highwaymen, Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun Records Sessions), G. Love and Special Sauce, Mountain, Nas, Harry Nilsson, Carl Perkins (Sun Records Sessions), Andy Williams, and Yanni.

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In New York…Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk.




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