News on Rhino/TBS, Ying Yang Twins, Disney Xmas
Rhino has teamed with cable network TBS for a 16-track compilation of tunes with a light-hearted and/or comedic bent. "TBS Tunes: Fun Tracks Wisecracks" will arrive Jan. 10 and features songs from Devo, Fountains Of Wayne, Ween, They Might Be Giants, Barenaked Ladies, Bowling For Soup, Lit and Wall Of Voodoo, plus the Supersuckers' cover of OutKast's "Hey Ya!" and Cake's take on Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive."
Here is the track list for "TBS Tunes: Fun Tracks Wisecracks":
"Stacy's Mom," Fountains Of Wayne
"1985," Bowling For Soup
"My Own Worst Enemy," Lit
"Whip It," Devo
"Birdhouse in Your Soul," They Might Be Giants
"The Geeks Get the Girls," American Hi-Fi
"Walk the Dinosaur," Was (Not Was)
"Hell," Squirrel Nut Zippers
"Push Th' Little Daisies," Ween
"I Will Survive," Cake
"Peaches," Presidents Of The USA
"Mexican Radio," Wall Of Voodoo
"Better Days (And the Bottom Drops Out)," Citizen King
"She's Gonna Break Soon," Less Than Jake
"One Week," Barenaked Ladies
"Hey Ya!," Supersuckers
-- Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.
The Ying Yang Twins have readied a 13-track collection of remixes to be paired with a DVD. Due Dec. 27 via TVT Records, "U.S.A. Still United" will feature five previously unreleased recordings ("Wiggle Then Move," "Pink Panther," "My Cadillac," "Duts" and "4 OZ"), a collaboration with Bun B ("Git It") and the rare remixes "Shake Remix" featuring Elephant Man and Pitbull and "Wait (Ultimix Remix)."
The set's DVD boasts footage of the duo behind-the-scenes and performing, as well as interview clips. Also included are all of the videos stemming from the "U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta)."
Released in July, "U.S.A." debuted at No. 2 on The Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The ColliPark/TVT set spawned the hit single "Wait (The Whisper Song)."
-- Barry A. Jeckell, N.Y.
Lonestar, the Brian Setzer Orchestra, Fantasia, Vanessa Williams, Aly and AJ and the Cheetah Girls are among the celebrities that will take part in the Walt Disney World's annual Christmas Day Parade. The event will originate in the Orlando, Fla., theme park with hosts Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa and include special performances in Disneyland in California, hosted by Ryan Seacrest.
The event will air Dec. 25 at 10 a.m. ET/9 a.m. CT/8 a.m. MT and will be broadcast at 2:30 p.m. in the Pacific time zone. Others due to appear are actors Hayden Christensen, Julie Andrews, John O'Hurley, Anna Popplewell, Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes and William Moseley, golfer Tiger Woods and television personality Star Jones.
-- Barry A. Jeckell, N.Y.