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Sting and No Doubt Cover “Message in a Bottle” at Global Citizen Festival

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Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen FestivalAs expected, Sting joined No Doubt Saturday night at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City. Sting helped No Doubt close their 45-minute set in Central Park with a rendition of “Message in a Bottle,” by Sting’s band, The Police. You can watch the performance on the YouTube page for MSNBC, which broadcast ... Read More »

Deluxe, 40th Anniversary Edition of Jethro Tull’s “WarChild” Arriving in November

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ParlophoneAn expanded four-disc version of Jethro Tull‘s WarChild commemorating the 1974 album’s 40th anniversary will be released on November 24. Warchild: The 40th Anniversary Theatre Edition will include a remastered version of the original album, a variety of bonus recordings, DVD-Audio of the entire album and extra tracks, and some archival video footage. WarChild originally was envisioned as a multimedia ... Read More »

Aretha Franklin’s New Album Due Out Next Month

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Matthew Jordan SmithAretha Franklin‘s camp has officially announced the release date for the Queen of Soul’s upcoming album. A rep confirms to ABC News Radio that Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics will be released on October 21. Previously, a rep for Clive Davis, who produced the album, told Billboard it would debut September 30. The first single, a ... Read More »

Moody Blues to Release Eight-Disc Box Set Featuring 1980s and ’90s Recordings in November

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Universal Music EnterprisesA new eight-disc box set collecting the recordings The Moody Blues made during their late-1980s and early-’90s tenure with the Polydor label will arrive in stores November 24. The Polydor Years 1986-1992 features six CDs and two DVDs, and includes expanded versions of three of the veteran British band’s studio albums, plus two live albums, a concert film, ... Read More »