Weekly US music releases: T.I., Duffy and Daft Punk's 'Tron' soundtrack
Monday 06 December 2010
On December 7, new albums drop from T.I. with several guests Eminem and Kanye, Duffy with The Roots, and Daft Punk with its score for
T.I., No Mercy
Number 13 on Amazon's hip hop chart, this multi-platinum Grammy winner on Grand Hustle/Atlantic Records delivers his seventh album featuring guests on most songs including Eminem, Kanye West and Trey Songz. The 14-track collection leads with the first single "Get Back Up" with Chris Brown. Also, there's Drake on "Poppin' Bottles" and Christina Aguilera on "Castle Walls." The deluxe edition contains two bonus tracks and special packaging.
Daft Punk, Tron: Legacy film soundtrack
Eighth on Amazon's soundtracks chart, this electronic duo of French producers Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo composed the score for the upcoming sequel Tron: Legacy, hitting theaters December 17. The 22-tracks on Walt Disney Records include "Disc Wars" and "The Game Has Changed," recorded with an orchestra of 100 musicians. The pair always hide their identities and appear in the film in space suits and helmets as seen in the "Derezzed" music video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPFpcKm0B7U
The follow-up to Duffy's debut Rockferry, which sold 6.5 million copies in 2008, this 10-song collection on Mercury Records by the retro-voiced singer with a pop soul sound leads with the single "Well, Well, Well," featuring The Roots. Her sophomore release was recorded in New York, London and Spain with legendary songwriter/producer Albert Hammond Sr., who co-wrote and co-produced the album. It released November 29 in the UK.
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