FOXLight – Music Releases: Week of 8-29-2011

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Li'l Wayne leads a surprisingly bi'g music release week in the FOXLight.  Just recently announced, Tha Carter IV might be Weezy's real comeback...

Red Hot Chili Peppers return with new guitarist Josh Klinghoffer on the funky and disco-fied I'm With You...

Also bringing the funk, and the rock, Lenny Kravitz surveys Black and White America...

Flo Rida, Nicki Minaj and will.i.am join a cast of dozens on David Guetta's latest, Nothing But The Beat...

Cobra Starship's latest Night Shades features collaborations with Ryan Tedder and Stargate...

Country music from the old and new guard: Jake Owen represents the young guns on his third album Barefoot Blue Jean Night...and a poignant end to a stellar career, Ghost On The Canvas is Glen Campbell's farewell as he leaves the stage to face his recent Alzheimer's diagnosis...

A couple of world class storytellers return: Robert Earl Keen goes for his 16th release, Ready for Confetti...and musical chameleon Ry Cooder opens the newspapers and surveys the damage on Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down...

Yes and Also Yes is the latest slice of acoustic wit from Mike Doughty...

Edwin McCain is Mercy Bound, a collaborative affair with co-writer and producer Maia Sharp...

While we still wait for the next Rage Against The Machine album, Tom Morello instead returns as The Nightwatchman on World Wide Rebel Songs...

Copies, Clones, & Replicants is the honest title of Powerman 5000's latest, with covers of tracks originally by David Bowie, T-Rex and The Cars...

Beres Hammond, Luciano, and Sly & Robbie bring Country music down Jamaica way on Reggae's Gone Country, which adds some authentic twang from Larry Gatlin and production by John Rich.

On the Reissue Front...

Another recent classic returns for its 20th Anniversary Edition victory lap: the Spin Doctors' 1991 smash Pocket Full of Kryptonite gets remastered and adds a second disc of demos and live tracks...

Soulstress Jill Scott opens the archives for Hidden Beach Presents: The Original Jill Scott From The Vault, Vol. 1, with 12 unreleased tracks recorded during her time with that label...

Counting Crows' August and Everything After: Live at Town Hall covers a 2007 concert performance of their multi-platinum selling 1993 debut...

And new additions to Sony/Legacy's Essential 3.0 series include entries for Aerosmith, The Byrds, Celine Dion and Carole King...each adding a third disc and eco-friendly packaging to the previously released double-disc versions.

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