FOXLight – Music Releases: Week of 8-8-2011

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The undisputed Kings of Hip-Hop take their Throne in this week's FOXLight music release roundup.  Jay-Z and Kanye West form rap's first diarchy on Watch The Throne...

Half of another hit rap duo, Bad Meets Evil, Royce da 5'9'' drops his fifth, the optimistically-titled Success Is Certain...

And South Florida rapper Ace Hood goes for his third, Blood, Sweat & Tears...

Tailgates and Tanlines marks album number three for Country kicker Luke Bryan...

First the show, then the albums, then the tour, and now the soundtrack to the movie of said tour, Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (Motion Picture Soundtrack)...

Now That's What I Call Music! 39 collects recent hits by Katy Perry, Pitbull and Lady GaGa...

The Voice: Season 1 Highlights compiles hit performances from the NBC smash by finalists Dia Frampton, Beverly McClellan and winner Javier Colon...

Trivium return with their fifth slab of heavy metal riffs, In Waves...

Booker T. & the MG's guitarist Steve Cropper pays tribute to an unlikely source, '50s R&B act The 5 Royales, on Dedicated with vocal help from Lucinda Williams, Sharon Jones and Bettye LaVette...

And, on the Reissue Front...

Leon Russell's career resurgence continues with Live in Japan, a 1973 Budokan concert previously released only in Japan, plus an additional unreleased bonus show recorded two years earlier in Houston, Texas...

The Motels' unreleased 1981 album Apocalypso  gets its official release after 30 years in the vault with six bonus demos tacked on for good measure...

Barenaked Ladies released Snacktime, a children's record a few years back, and it was yanked shortly afterward thanks to co-lead singer Steven Page's drug-related arrest.  Well, now it's back, and marks Page's swan song from the band...

And Friday Music continues their 180-gram Virgin Vinyl reissues with Jefferson Airplane's Red Octopus, Styx's The Grand Illusion and Yes' Tales From Topographic Oceans each arriving back on wax.

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