Album number two from Vampire Weekend leads this week's raft of music releases in the FOXLight. Contra is the title, and sees the group stretch out with new rhythms and textures.
60 million viewers can't be wrong, and OK Go hope even a tenth of those who watched their famous "treadmill" music video pick up their new album, Of The Blue Colour Of The Sky.
All Time Low lit some candles and quieted down for their stint on MTV Unplugged, which now see official release in a CD and DVD combo pack.
It's a defacto Beatles reunion on Ringo Starr's latest, the self-produced Y Not. The other "last Beatle standing" Paul McCartney joins him on two tracks, as do Joe Walsh, Benmont Tench, Joss Stone and Ben Harper.
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Omarion's Ollusion marks a fresh start for the triple-threat singer/dancer/actor. New label, newly grown-up sound, and help from Gucci Mane and Fabolous.
Jam-rockers O.A.R. jam-pack their latest live effort Rain or Shine, a double-discer recorded in Chicago last summer.
Christian Pop? Gospel Rock? Whatever you wanna label it, Sidewalk Prophets embody it, and their debut is titled These Simple Truths.
Elvis Costello continues his vault-cleaning Costello Show live series with Live at Hollywood High, expanding the three tracks initially included with his third album Armed Forces, to the complete 20 song set recorded at the June 1978 show.
Van Morrison's 1967 breakthrough album T.B. Sheets finally gets remastered and re-released after years out of print.
The Guess Who see two classic albums get re-released: 1971's So Long, Bannatyne and 1972's Rockin', each with period-specific bonus tracks.
And the 40th Anniversary Edition of King Crimson's Lizard that I reported on a couple months back was delayed, but it finally sees release this week. It includes a remastered original mix, a new stereo remix, a 5.1 channel surround sound mix and bonus tracks all sanctioned and approved by Crimsonite Robert Fripp.
Finally, all of the above plus all of this week's DVD releases are compiled together on the FOXLight Podcast, which you can subscribe to for FREE at http://feeds.foxnewsradio.com/thefoxlight
In New York...Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk!