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Aretha Franklin – “I Say A Little Prayer”
A previously unreleased track from Aretha Franklin is set for release this Christmas. Franklin once performed a song called “O Tannebaum” on the piano at a 2015 holiday concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and now the venue’s Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis is releasing a holiday album with the track. The album is being released digitally on October 25th and in stores on November 8th.
Peter Gabriel – “In Your Eyes”
Peter Gabriel has released a digital compilation album called Flotsam and Jetsam. The record is a collection of a whopping 62 tracks composed of b-sides, remixes, and more rarities from the Genesis frontman.
A Flock of Seagulls – “I Ran (So Far Away)”
A Flock of Seagulls have teamed up with David Hasselhoff for a cover of Echo & the Bunnymen’s “Lips Like Sugar.” The Baywatch star is returning to music with a forthcoming covers album, and one track on the record will be the collaboration with the 1980s synth pop outfit.
David Bowie – “Heroes”
A new edition of the video for David Bowie’s “Heroes” has been released in honour of the song’s 42nd anniversary. The tune, which was originally released in 1977, was the title track for Bowie’s twelfth studio album. Today, a new “Heroes” edit has been released with footage from the filming of the original clip. “This video is a newly-edited, previously unreleased take from the Stanley Dorfman / Nicholas Ferguson-directed official ‘Heroes’ promo video outtakes reel,” the creator of the clip, Nacho’s Videos, explains.
Pixies – “Gigantic”
The Pixies have announced six intimate shows in North America. The set of shows only has one Canadian stop on the brief tour, which stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, Boston, and Toronto. The renowned rockers will be in Toronto on December 12th, so keep your eyes peeled for tickets.