Madonna is live and kicking off this week's FOXLight music release roundup. The Sticky & Sweet Tour is a CD/DVD highlight reel of Madge's most recent record-breaking tour.
Guitar shredder Slash recruited all-star vocal help for his self-titled debut, including Ozzy Osbourne, Chris Cornell, and Fergie.
Star offspring Jakob Dylan steps out front for the solo Women & Country, returning to Wallflowers hit producer T-Bone Burnett and Daddy's record label, Columbia.
The long anticipated teaming of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim finally comes to fruition with the double disc Here Lies Love, an unlikely tribute to Imelda Marcos, with guests Cyndi Lauper, Tori Amos and Natalie Merchant.
Midnight Souvenirs is the first album in 8 years from J. Geils front-man Peter Wolf, and helping out is Merle Haggard and Shelby Lynne.
Also out this week...
Continuing to make classic soul in the present is Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, and I Learned The Hard Way is their latest.
Solomon Burke's Nothing's Impossible is the soul legend's latest, and the final album to list the late Willie Mitchell's name in the producer credits.
Last Call is the aptly titled final album from the late jazz and blues guitarist Jeff Healey, recorded just before his death from Cancer in 2008.
John Butler Trio drop their latest melding of roots rock and dancehall, April Uprising.
African world music chanteuse Angélique Kidjo returns with Oyo, and guesting are John Legend, Dianne Reeves and Roy Hargrove.
Vocalese kingpin Bobby McFerrin drops a new choral project titled VOCAbuLarieS.
And highlights from the reissues front include...
David Bowie: Deluxe Edition takes the Starman's 1967 debut and combines the stereo and mono mixes with rarities and outtakes galore.
Cheap Trick's early 80's One On One and Next Position Please get remastered together on one CD.
Ray Charles' seminal Genius + Soul = Jazz gets tricked out on a 2 CD Deluxe Edition that adds 3 additional albums, My Kind of Jazz I, II, and III to the party.
And Judy Garland's On Broadway Tonight, which featured highlights from her 60's TV show gets a sonic upgrade, and the stellar guest roster includes Ethel Merman, Barbra Streisand, and daughter Liza Minnelli.
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