US music releases: Snoop Dogg, Britney Spears and Radiohead

On March 29, 1990s hitmakers release their latest: pop singer Britney Spears drops her seventh album, rock's Radiohead its eighth and hip hop's Snoop Dogg his 11th recording of new material.

Radiohead, The King of Limbs
First on Amazon's alternative rock chart and released digitally by the band in February, Radiohead's new album follows up 2007's In Rainbows. The 8-track collection on TBD Records leads with the first single and music video "Lotus Flower." An elaborate double vinyl/CD set with 625 pieces of artwork, a lyric book and photos will also be available. To commemorate the release, Radiohead has produced a free newspaper, titled The Universal Sigh, to be delivered to vendors worldwide as posted on the website. http://www.theuniversalsigh.com/
"Lotus Flower" music video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfOa1a8hYP8
http://www.radiohead.com

Snoop Dogg, Doggumentary
Eleventh on Amazon's hip hop/rap chart, rap legend Snoop Dogg's newest album features 21 tracks with collaborations from Gorillaz to Willie Nelson and a return to his gangsta rap roots. The first single, "Wet," kicked off the collection, which also includes "Platinum" with R. Kelly, "Eyes Closed" featuring Kanye West and John Legend, and "Toyz N Da Hood" with Bootsy Collins. Available on Doggystyle/Priority Records.
"Wet" music video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsohGHo1PKg
http://www.snoopdogg.com

Britney Spears, Femme Fatale
Tenth on Amazon's rock chart and 16th in pop, superstar singer Britney Spears's new album follows up 2008's Circus, which sold 1.7 million copies. This 12-song electro-dance pop collection on Jive Records led with her hit, "Hold It Against Me." Producers include Max Martin (Ke$ha, Katy Perry), Dr. Luke (B.o.B,Flo Rida), Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, and Sweden's Bloodshy. At 29, Spears has had five number one albums and sold 67 million albums worldwide.
"Hold It Against Me" music video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Edv8Onsrgg
http://www.britneyspears.com

Also, on Amazon's heavy metal chart, Within Temptation's The Unforgiving enters in first place, 1980s hard rockers Whitesnake release Forevermore on Frontiers Records, climbing to second, and Amon Amarth debuts with Surtur Rising in fifth.

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