Billboard Bits: Diana Krall, Juvenile, The Who
News on Diana Krall, Juvenile, The WhoDiana Krall has christened her new album "From This Moment On" and will release it Sept. 19 via Verve. As previously reported, the album finds Krall backed by the Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra on eight of its 11 tracks, which include "How Insensitive," "Come Dance With Me" and "It Could Happen to You."
"From This Moment On" was co-produced by Krall and longtime collaborator Tommy LiPuma, who has been behind the boards with the artist since her 1994 sophomore effort, "Only Trust Your Heart."
Here is the track list for "From This Moment On":
"It Could Happen to You"
"Isn't This a Lovely Day"
"Exactly Like You"
"From This Moment On"
"I Was Doing Alright"
"Little Girl Blue"
"Day In, Day Out"
"Willow Weep for Me"
"Come Dance With Me"
"You Can Depend on Me"
-- Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.
New Orleans rapper Juvenile is about to embark on a series of performances at United States military bases in Hawaii and South Korea. The six-date trek comes in support of his seventh solo album, "Reality Check," which bowed atop The Billboard 200 in March.
Juvenile will kick off the tour Friday (June 30) with a headlining gig at Bayfest Hawaii 2006 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay on the island of Oahu. The annual event, which runs through July 4, will also feature performances by Staind, Chris Cagle, Molly Hatchet, Trick Pony, and .38 Special.
The outing culminates with five shows in South Korea, winding up July 11 at Camp Humphreys. Rap duo YoungBloodZ will support at four of those dates.
-- Clover Hope, N.Y.
The Who's Sunday (July 2) concert at London's Hyde Park will be broadcast live via the Web and at Hard Rock Cafes in New York, Chicago, Orlando, Hollywood, Fla., Hollywood Ca., Rome, Barcelona and Paris. The Webcast will also be available for a 99 cent download at Thewholive.tv, with all proceeds going toward Pete Townshend's Double O charity.
The band, which is currently on the European leg of its tour, has made several tracks from each show available on the Web, but the Hyde Park date will mark the first time an entire live set has been offered.
As previously reported, the Who's new mini-opera, "Wire & Glass," is set for release July 10, and a new studio album is currently in the works.
-- Jill Menze, N.Y.