1. Lazy Ways/Beach Party,North Marine Drive/Summer INto,Cheery REd/Cooking Vinyl/spinART 901

    August 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Prior to forming the hit-bound Everything but the Girl in the mid-'80s, Ben Watt and Tracey Thorn pursued under-the-radar solo careers. Prior to forming the hit-bound Everything but the Girl in the mid-'80s, Ben Watt and Tracey Thorn pursued under-the-radar solo careers. Thorn'…

  2. Hot Product

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from 'N Sync, the 'Violator' compilation, Ringo Starr, Neil Diamond, Joe Strummer, and more. 'Celebrity' Sleuth "The truth is that it can be tiresome to be continually blasted by critics because we don't fit their preconceived notion of…

  3. Born To Do It

    July 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U.K. dance/pop/R&B singer/songwriter Craig David arrives on these shores as quite the European success story. U.K. dance/pop/R&B singer/songwriter Craig David arrives on these shores as quite the European success story. Since its release last summer overseas, Born to Do It has sold…

  4. The Very Best of Miki Howard

    July 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Miki Howard returned to the contemporary scene earlier this year with her first new studio album in seven years, the Peak/Concord release Three Wishes. Miki Howard returned to the contemporary scene earlier this year with her first new studio album in seven years, the Peak/Concord release…

  5. Ringo Lines Up All Starr Band Itinerary

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour will kick off July 26 in Rama, Ontario, and play nearly 30 dates before closing Sept. 2 in San Diego. As previously reported, the seventh edition of Starr's band Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour will kick off July 26 in Rama, Ontario…

  6. Black Crowes Return To North America Next Month

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Black Crowes will begin a fresh round of North American touring Aug. 25 in Green Bay, Wisc. Although the full itinerary is not yet finalized, confirmed dates run through an Oct. 27 performance in The Black Crowes will begin a fresh round of North American touring Aug. 25 in Green Bay,…

  7. Tricky Expands North American Itinerary

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Tricky has added some North American tour dates to his world tour. Currently overseas in support of his debut Hollywood album, "Blowback," Tricky hits these shores on July 18 with a date in Toronto, a Tricky has added some North American tour dates to his world tour. Currently…

  8. This Is BR549

    June 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT BR549's third studio album, and its debut for Audium, finds the guys transcending the retro-hillbilly cover band image as a seasoned, lean, roots country machine. BR549's third studio album, and its debut for Audium, finds the guys transcending the retro-hillbilly cover band image…

  9. The Complete Bethlehem Collection

    June 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Helen Carr's resourceful singing—like so much of the jazz artistry released on the renowned Bethlehem label in the '50s—continues not only to hold up but to astound. Helen Carr's resourceful singing—like so much of the jazz artistry released on the renowned Bethlehem label in…

  10. Boy George's More Protein Label Pacts With J-Bird

    June 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT More Protein, the U.K.-based label founded by former Culture Club leader Boy George (real name: George O'Dowd), has pacted with the J-Bird Music Group for North American distribution and promotion of More Protein, the U.K.-based label founded by former Culture Club leader Boy George …

  11. On The Dead Horizon: Live Albums & DVD, Box Set

    June 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Even with a 12-disc box set of the Grateful Dead's Warner Bros. years due out in the fall via Rhino, the band's namesake record label is not resting on its laurels. Grateful Dead Records has just issu Even with a 12-disc box set of the Grateful Dead's Warner Bros. years due out…

  12. The Other Sessions

    June 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Often covered by other country artists, singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale has put together a sterling collection of stone country originals here, and he nails every one of them. Often covered by other country artists, singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale has put together a sterling collection of…

  13. P.O.D. Launches 'Satellite' In August

    June 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Inspirational rap/rock outfit P.O.D. is finishing up its sophomore Atlantic album, "Satellite." Due Aug. 28, the album was produced by Howard Benson, who was behind the boards for P.O.D's debut, "The Inspirational rap/rock outfit P.O.D. is finishing up its sophomore…

  14. Former Temptation Violates 1998 Injunction

    June 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that former Temptations member Dennis Edwards, his manager, and the Majestic Ventura Theatre (MVT) in Ventura, Calif., violated terms of a 1998 permanent injun A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that former Temptations member Dennis Edwards, his…

  15. Waterboys' Latest To See U.S. Release

    June 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Critical darlings the Waterboys have signed with U.S. independent label Razor & Tie for domestic release of the Mike Scott-led band's latest album, "A Rock in the Weary Land." Released last year i Critical darlings the Waterboys have signed with U.S. independent label Razor…

  16. spinART reissues EBTG, Nesmith Albums

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT New York-based independent label spinART has just reissued the solo albums from the members of U.K. dance/pop duo Everything But The Girl and plans to re-release a solo album from former Monkees guita New York-based independent label spinART has just reissued the solo albums from the members…

  17. Billboard Bits: Mandy Moore, Alejandro Sanz, and more

    June 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Mandy Moore, Alejandro Sanz, Townes Van Zandt Teenage pop vocalist Mandy Moore has lined up a series of in-store appearances in support of her self-titled third Epic album, due June 19. Moore will also be seen performing on a host of TV shows, including "Live With Regis and Kelly…

  18. Hot Product

    June 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Radiohead, Jessica Simpson, Trisha Yearwood, Lucinda Williams, St. Lunatics, and more. Forget The Past Just eight months since the release of the often confounding "Kid A" (Capitol), which debuted at No. 1 on both The Billboard 200 and the U.K. album chart…

  19. Yearwood Goes All 'Out'

    May 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Trisha Yearwood knows that lightning doesn't strike twice. So after she released the MCA Nashville album "Real Live Woman" in March 2000, Yearwood says, she "didn't know what to do" as a follow-up. Af Trisha Yearwood knows that lightning doesn't strike twice…

  20. Springsteen Celebrates Stone Pony Anniversary

    May 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen surprised music fans over the holiday weekend when he dropped into the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, N.J., and turned in an hour-long set with Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes an Bruce Springsteen surprised music fans over the holiday weekend when he dropped into the…

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