Peter Gabriel's first new album in 8 years heads up this week's FOXLight music release roundup. Scratch My Back is a covers album, featuring Gabriel's take on tracks by David Bowie, Arcade Fire and Radiohead. And he hopes to release a companion titled I'll Scratch Yours, where those artists cover tracks from his own catalog, at some point.
Lifehouse release their fifth album Smoke & Mirrors, chock full of radio-ready Rock.
John Hiatt picks up the pace for a rockin' 19th album, The Open Road.
British Jazz singer and multi-instrumentalist Jamie Cullum molds Pop, Hip-Hop and Rock tracks into swingin' affairs on his latest, The Pursuit.
Another American Idol goes country, as Season 8 favorite Danny Gokey drops his debut, My Best Days.
Two more shots of country come from Blake Shelton with Hillbilly Bone, a six-track EP; and the self-titled debut from Easton Corbin.
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R&B smoothness comes in duplicate. Raheem DeVaughan drops his third effort The Love & War MasterPeace, with spoken interludes by Dr. Cornell West; and Miami-born Jason Derulo follows up a smash single "Whatcha Say" with his self-titled full-length debut.
Almost Alice is a companion-piece to Tim Burton's remake of "Alice In Wonderland", featuring artists including Avril Lavigne, Plain White T's and Franz Ferdinand doing their own Alice-centric tracks. Available separately is the full original score by eccentric composer Danny Elfman.
Little Boots is Victoria Hasketh, a kind-of UK Lady GaGa. She hits these shores with her Top 5 UK debut Hands.
Shooter Jennings, Waylon's boy, collaborates with author Stephen King on a theater-of-the-mind concept album titled Black Ribbons. King plays a late-night talk radio host on the air while the airwaves are taken over by the government.
Groove Armada return with Black Light, and guests include Bryan Ferry and Will Young.
The Benny Andersson Band's Story of a Heart reunites Andersson with his former ABBA songwriting partner Bjorn Ulvaeus for the first time in 15 years.
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