3 year-olds are in hysterics all across the nation in this week's FOXLight music release roundup. That's 'cause the latest teenage heartthrob with 100 million YouTube hits Justin Bieber drops My World 2.0.
Now That's What I Call Music! 33 collects recent hits by Ke$ha, Lady Gaga and Owl City.
"She" is actress Zooey Deschanel. "Him" is indie singer-songwriter M. Ward. Together as She & Him, they release their sophomore effort Volume Two.
The Scorpions put the cap on the bottle of a 40 year career with what they say is their final album, Sting In The Tail.
A guitar troubadour you might never have heard of, Joe Bonamassa, adds some Greek flavor to his rocking 10th album Black Rock.
Also out this week...
Some great female-sung pop-rock comes from Goldfrapp with Head First; and The Bird and The Bee cover Hall & Oates on Interpreting The Masters, Vol. 1: A Tribute to Daryl Hall & John Oates.
R&B and Hip-Hop platinum sellers Monica and Snoop Dogg each drop new stuff...Monica's Still Standing features a guest shot from Ludacris; and Snoop's More Malice freshens up his recent Malice 'N' Wonderland with 7 new tracks.
Two hot soundtracks to check out...The Runaways features originals from the band, David Bowie and MC5 plus remakes from cast members Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart; and Hot Tub Time Machine has 80's tracks from INXS, New Order and Salt 'N' Pepa.
Two very different live albums...The Who Greatest Hits Live covers 22 performances from 1965 through last year; and Pet Shop Boys Pandemonium Live covers a December '09 concert at London's O2 Arena.
Finally, catalog reissues galore include Elvis Presley's On Stage: Legacy Edition which adds four bonus tracks plus the whole of 1969's live In Person and six additional bonus tracks on Disc 2; Chuck Berry's Have Mercy: His Complete Chess Recordings 1969-1974 shines a light on those lost years; Paul Revere & the Raiders The Complete Columbia Singles collects 62 A and B Sides plus four bonus tracks, most new to CD; and Disturbed's The Sickness gets a 10th Anniversary Edition remaster with 2 bonus tracks.
Phew! That's a lot of stuff up there! And if you add this week's DVD releases, it get's really unwieldy. Well, thankfully I already did all the work for you, and it's available for FREE here: http://feeds.foxnewsradio.com/thefoxlight. You're welcome.
In New York...I'm Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk!