1. Celine Ready 'To Discover Something New'

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Celine Dion knew she wanted to try something different after a two-year break to start a family. Now she is preparing to share a Las Vegas stage with a flying piano and 70 dancers during her upcoming. Celine Dion knew she wanted to try something different after a two-year break to start a…

  2. They Might Be Giants Tell Kids 'No!'

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT They Might Be Giants' (TMBG) antic, eccentric music, which the New York-based duo of John Flansburgh and John Linnell has been making for two decades, has long attracted grade-school-aged kids alongsi They Might Be Giants' (TMBG) antic, eccentric music, which the New York-based duo…

  3. Breeders Bounce Back With 'Title TK'

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kim Deal and other members of the Breeders talk about reforming the group and releasing "Title TK." (Excerpted from Billboard article for Billboard.com.) In a charmingly scatterbrained sort of way, the Breeders' Kim Deal has veered off the question-answer-question interview…

  4. Wake

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Vocally innovative and lyrically intense, Nicholls' sophomore project is instantly striking for its sheer lack of timidity, a quality that many female singer/ songwriters lack. Vocally innovative and lyrically intense, Nicholls' sophomore project is instantly striking for its sheer…

  5. The Last Waltz

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT THE LAST WALTZ DIRECTOR:Martin Scorese PRODUCER: Robbie Robertson MGM ENTERTAINMENT 1003426 THE BAND The last Waltz REISSUE PRODUCER: Robbie Robertson ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Robbie Robertson Warner Bros. No beloved rock band has retired with more class than the Band, who called it quits on the…

  6. MTV Unplugged 2.0

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Color Ms. Hill bold and brave. On this, her first collection of new music since 1998's multi-Grammy Award-winning The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, the former Fugees frontwoman steps into the spotlight Color Ms. Hill bold and brave. On this, her first collection of new music since 1998&…

  7. Beck Returns With New Album In September

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Genre-jumping troubadour Beck has wrapped work on his next Interscope album, due Sept. 24 in North America and a day earlier internationally. The set was produced by Nigel Godrich, who previously work Genre-jumping troubadour Beck has wrapped work on his next Interscope album, due Sept. 24 in…

  8. Billboard Bits: Ringo Starr, Tyrese, Patsy Cline

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Ringo Starr, Tyrese, Patsy Cline Former Beatle Ringo Starr is hard at work on a new solo studio album, due in 2003 via Koch Records. The as-yet-untitled set is being produced by Mark Hudson (Aerosmith), who produced Starr's 1998 Mercury set "Vertical Man" and co…

  9. N.J. Firefighters In Trouble For Lit Party

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Too much of a good time spent with California modern rock act Lit has gotten a volunteer New Jersey firefighting squad in hot water. Too much of a good time spent with California modern rock act Lit has gotten a volunteer New Jersey firefighting squad in hot water. Earlier this week an…

  10. Jim Rose Circus: The Next 'Osbournes'?

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Infamous performance troupe the Jim Rose Circus will test the waters of the reality-based TV series under a new deal with Los Angeles-based Boxx Communications. The production company will follow the Infamous performance troupe the Jim Rose Circus will test the waters of the reality-based TV…

  11. Yes: Wakeman In The Fold For Summer Tour

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Although he has said many times that it was "unlikely," keyboardist Rick Wakeman has once again rejoined classic progressive rock act Yes, and will be with the band on its summer North American tour. Although he has said many times that it was "unlikely," keyboardist Rick…

  12. Hot Product

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Moby, Weezer, Rush, Naughty By Nature, and more. '18' Again Moby has decided that his new primary musical ambition is to create compositions that are warm and emotional -- the kind listeners can "take home and embrace." "In the past, when I…

  13. 20TunesOnTV

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 13-19, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday Monday, May 13 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artists: Diana Krall (also scheduled: Noah Wyle, Earvin "Magic" Johnson). "Last Call With…

  14. Sensual Journey

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Take some time and forget about time." That line from the spoken-word prologue to album track "Maybe" outlines exactly what will happen when listeners take this disc—Downing's GRP debut&#x2014 "Take some time and forget about time." That line from the…

  15. King, Lang, Diddley On Tap For Doheny Blues Fest

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Blues legends B.B. King and Bo Diddley, as well as contemporary blues stars such as Jonny Lang and Marcia Ball, will be on hand for the Doheny Blues Festival next weekend in Dana Point, Calif. Produce Blues legends B.B. King and Bo Diddley, as well as contemporary blues stars such as Jonny…

  16. Hendrix Family Sues for Rights

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The family of Jimi Hendrix is suing a music company over the rights to recordings the rock guitarist made before he became famous. Experience Hendrix, the family firm that controls the rights to all H The family of Jimi Hendrix is suing a music company over the rights to recordings the rock…

  17. DJ Shadow Meets The 'Press' On Tour

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Critically acclaimed musical pastiche artist DJ Shadow has announced six U.S. headlining live dates to coincide with the June 4 release of his sophomore album, "The Private Press" (MCA). Critically acclaimed musical pastiche artist DJ Shadow has announced six U.S. headlining live…

  18. 'Rhapsody' Named U.K.'s Favorite Single

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Bohemian Rhapsody," the record-breaking hit by rock band Queen, is Britain's favorite single of all time, according to a poll published today (May 8). The song beat John Lennon's ballad "Imagine" to "Bohemian Rhapsody," the record-breaking hit by rock…

  19. Hot Product

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Musiq Soulchild, Lauryn Hill, Tom Waits, and more. 'Listen' Up Musiq, the artist formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, returns this week with his sophomore Def Soul album, "Juslisen." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Aijuswanaseing,…

  20. KMFDM Sets Plan Of 'Attak' On Tour

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reunited industrial act KMFDM, featuring founding members Sasch Konietzko and Raymond Watts (aka Pig), will mount its first tour in five years this summer, launching May 31 in Seattle. The 31-date jau Reunited industrial act KMFDM, featuring founding members Sasch Konietzko and Raymond Watts …

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