Antony Hegarty, the otherworldly leader of chamber pop collective Antony & the Johnsons, released the emotionally draining album "The Crying Light" last year but is already prepared to release an expansive follow-up.
Bruce Springsteen makes a victorious debut on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, as "Working On A Dream" (Colmbia/Sony Music Entertainment) enters at No. 1, outselling Franz Ferdinand's "Tonight: Franz Ferdinand" (Domino).
Lily Allen and Bruce Springsteen were the new champions on the U.K. singles and album charts yesterday (Feb. 1). Allen's "The Fear" (EMI) debuted atop the singles chart, while Springsteen's "Working on a Dream" (Columbia) entered the album survey at No. 1.
Antony & the Johnsons' "The Crying Light" (Rough Trade) makes a dramatic debut at No. 1 on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, as Katy Perry's "Hot N Cold" (Virgin/EMI) scores a fourth week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles.