This week's FOXLight music release roundup could've been faxed over from 1999...
Stone Temple Pilots return with a self-titled effort that sounds like their previous best.
Teargarden By Kaleidyscope 1: Song for a Sailor is a strangely titled affair from the Smashing Pumpkins; a boxed set with a 4 song CD and a vinyl single.
And Iconos is the latest Spanish-language ballad collection from Marc Anthony.
Back in the present, Hank Williams III drops another set of raucous, rockin' Country, Rebel Within.
Leela James returns with her third set of forward looking, classic sounding soul, and her first on the legendary Stax label, My Soul.
And motion picture soundtracks arrive from MacGruber, Sex And The City 2, and Shrek Forever After.
Also out this week...
The 11th album from jam-rockers Widespread Panic, Dirty Side Down.
Bettye Lavette continues her late-career resurgence with Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook, spotlighting the soulful side of classic tracks from The Who and various Beatles.
Jasmine reunites jazz pianist extraordinaire Keith Jarrett with old friend and collaborator, bassist Charlie Haden, for the first time on record in almost 30 years.
A double-shot of folk, from Beth Nielsen Chapman with Back to Love...and John Prine's In Person & On Stage, a live show with guests Josh Ritter and Emmylou Harris.
Swiss metalists Krokus return with album number 13, Hoodoo.
And on the Reissue Front...
Small British label SuperBird excavates some great out-of-print R&B from the '70s and '80s and reissues them as two-on-one CDs: The Bar-Kays' Too Hot To Sleep and Flying High On Your Love...The Ohio Players' Angel and Jass-Ay-Lay-Dee...Rebbie Jackson's Centipede and Reaction...and Dionne Warwick's How Many Times Can We Say Goodbye and Friends In Love...
Rare live recordings from Ella Fitzgerald circa 1936-1950 resurface on Performance...
Common looks back on his stellar rap career on Go!: Common Classics...
And Tanya Tucker gets an overdue career and label spanning retrospective, the Time/Life issued Greatest Hits.
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In New York...I'm Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk!