The cast of FOX-TV hit Glee leads a jam-packed FOXLight music release roundup. Glee: The Music - The Power of Madonna features music performed in this week's Madge-centric episode.
AC/DC avoids traditional greatest hits albums, but occasionally they endorse movie soundtracks that double as, well, greatest hits albums. The latest is for the forthcoming Iron Man 2, with 15 classics plus a live DVD.
AC/DC doppelgangers Airbourne drop some rock of their own, No Guts No Glory.
All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu is the latest from Rufus Wainwright.
A Country trifecta: Shelby Lynne's latest Tears, Lies and Alibis...Merle Haggard returns with the reflective I Am What I Am...and Willie Nelson goes back to his roots with the T-Bone Burnett produced Country Music.
Also out this week...
In virtual hibernation since Grunge sucked the air out of Hair Metal, Ratt return with Infestation.
Cold Day Memory marks the return of original guitarist Clint Lowery to Sevendust.
Rise Up, the latest from Cypress Hill, features an eclectic guest roster including Tom Morello, Marc Anthony, and Cheech & Chong.
Earthglow is the first all original smooth jazz set in four years from David Benoit.
I haven't seen this many live albums released at once since Frampton came alive...Moby Grape: Live covers the 1967-1969 peak of the greatest rock band that was, then wasn't...John Denver: Live at Cedar Rapids 12/10/87 is a 2 CD night of light Country favorites...Crimson, White & Indigo is the latest archive offering from the Grateful Dead, a 1989 Philadelphia show...and Jonny Lang: Live at the Ryman is a recent rocking set at the Nashville institution.
And on the reissue front...the one album Duran Duran side project, Arcadia's So Red The Rose gets deluxed with a second disc of remixes and a DVD of videos...Mr. Mister's Welcome To The Real World gets a sonically upgraded, bonus-free reissue...Whitesnake: Deluxe Edition remasters their 1987 eponymous debut and adds live tracks and a DVD of their iconic videos...and Tommy James & The Shondells' I Think We're Alone Now, Gettin' Together, and Travelin', plus the solo My Head, My Bed, & My Red Guitar each see their CD debut.
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In New York...I'm Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk!