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Aug 08, 2011, 09:00 ET

Soundtrack for Focus Features' Romance One Day, Starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess, Features New Song from Elvis Costello

On August 16, 2011*, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) releases digitally the motion picture soundtrack for the new movie One Day, starring Anne...

Aug 04, 2011, 07:00 ET
Achtung Baby 20th Anniversary Edition.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)

"U2's Daring Descent Into Darkness" -Robert Hilburn, LA Times

Twenty years ago, Bono described Achtung Baby as "the sound of four men chopping down The Joshua Tree" while Jon Pareles of The New York Times...

Aug 01, 2011, 09:00 ET

Ed Sullivan Presents Rock 'n Roll Revolution: The British Invade America, America Fights Back

In the '60s, a new sound of rock 'n' roll came across the Atlantic from England.  The "British Invasion" was a musical movement unlike...

Aug 01, 2011, 09:00 ET

Welcome 2 My Nightmare: Alice Cooper Returns with a New Album, New Nightmare

Alice Cooper's widely anticipated new album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare, will be released September 13, 2011, by Universal Music Enterprises. Recorded...

Jul 28, 2011, 18:13 ET
'Quadrophenia: The Director's Cut' Box Set.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)

The Who Announce the Release of 'Quadrophenia: The Director's Cut' Box Set

After the 1971 album Who's Next, Pete Townshend returned to the "rock-opera" concept, so dramatically realized through "Tommy," with another...

Jul 28, 2011, 15:37 ET

DARYL HALL Releases New Solo Album Laughing Down Crying - out September 27

Legendary singer-songwriter Daryl Hall is set to release his fifth solo studio album, Laughing Down Crying, on September 27 (Verve Forecast)....

Jul 27, 2011, 07:00 ET
Sting: 25 Years, The Definitive Box Set Collection.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)

Sting: 25 Years, The Definitive Box Set Collection

Cherrytree/A&M Records/Universal Music Group is pleased to announce Sting: 25 Years, the definitive box set collection slated for release on...

Jul 26, 2011, 12:38 ET

Nirvana: Nevermind 20th Anniversary to be Commemorated With Multi-Format Reissue Out September 27

Released in September 1991, Nirvana's sophomore album and major label debut elevated Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl from a critically...

Jul 18, 2011, 18:34 ET

Rush: Icon 2 Compilation to Include Highlights From Their Four Mercury Live Albums

Famed for their virtuoso musicianship and provocative songwriting, Rush continues to be one of the most dynamic and compelling groups in rock...

Jul 14, 2011, 17:01 ET

Audiences Are Hooked! On Lucy Woodward: Charismatic Vocalist's Latest CD Release and Tour With Pink Martini a Huge Success

"If Woodward were the original voice of Pink Martini, she might be considered the perfect fit for the band." – Salt Lake Tribune "Woodward...

Jul 14, 2011, 09:00 ET

1991: The Year Punk Broke Available for the First Time on DVD

2011 marks the 20th Anniversary of 1991: The Year Punk Broke, a pivotal film centered around the lives and experiences of avant-garde music...

Jul 07, 2011, 12:00 ET

Five Iconic 2Pac Albums Now Available Digitally for the First Time on the iTunes Store

Tupac Amaru Shakur aka 2Pac, the biggest selling rap/hip-hop artist in history with more than 75 million albums sold worldwide (more than 38...

Jun 24, 2011, 12:00 ET

Elvis: The Great Performances DVD Set Adds Never-Before-Seen Interviews With Elvis' Friends to a Classic Collection of the King's Best Film and TV Footage

The ultimate DVD collection celebrating the life of Elvis Presley returns to the marketplace, after several years, boasting over 2 hours of...

Jun 22, 2011, 09:00 ET

20th Anniversary of Nirvana's "Nevermind" Album Celebrated With a Deluxe Edition in September

Nirvana, the trio comprised of Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and Dave Grohl, hailed originally from a coastal fishing town in Washington and rose...

Jun 20, 2011, 17:09 ET

Rock Legends The Moody Blues to Embark on Cross-Canadian "Precious Cargo" Fall Tour This September 15 - October 8

The Moody Blues will embark on their first cross-Canadian Fall tour in more than a decade, playing in 16 markets around the country.  The...

Jun 16, 2011, 09:00 ET

Classic 2Pac Albums Make Digital Debuts to Honor the Late Rapper's 40th Birthday

On June 16, 2011, Tupac Amaru Shakur aka 2Pac, the biggest selling rap/hip-hop artist in history with more than 75 million albums sold worldwide...

Jun 14, 2011, 13:34 ET

Deluxe Edition of ABBA's Super Trouper Available Now Includes Rare and Previously Unreleased Footage

A Deluxe Edition of ABBA's seventh studio album, Super Trouper, will be released on June 14, 2011. Originally released in 1980, Super Trouper...

Jun 14, 2011, 12:52 ET

Soundtrack to John Turturro's Film Passione: A Musical Adventure Celebrates the Musical Melting Pot of Naples

When acclaimed actor-director John Turturro was invited to make a film about Neapolitan music, he was intrigued and  traveled to Naples to...

Jun 13, 2011, 12:17 ET

GRAMMY® Album of the Year for 2001, O Brother, Where Art Thou? Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Expanded Two-CD Deluxe Edition

It has been a decade since one of the most unlikely successes in music history was released.  O Brother, Where Art Thou? is one of the 10...

Jun 09, 2011, 06:00 ET

Modern Jazz Classics from Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, Pharaoh Sanders, Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, McCoy Tyner, Ahmad Jamal, Milt Jackson, Alice Coltrane and Others Reissued in New Two-for-One Packages

More than a dozen of the greatest modern jazz artists in history are heard on packages bringing together two classic Impulse! albums, largely from...