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The Artist releases his first major-label album in four years, Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic, on Tuesday (Nov. 9). It features the single "The Greatest Romance Ever Sold" and guest appearances by Sheryl Crow, Chuck D, Ani DiFranco, Gwen Stefani and Maceo Parker. Singer/songwriter Fiona Apple releases When the Pawn ..., the follow-up to her debut, Tidal. Also available Tuesday is the soundtrack to the MTV claymation series Celebrity Deathmatch, featuring tracks and remixes from Marilyn Manson, Powerman 5000, Bif Naked, Kool Keith and Sevendust.
Nov. 9 Album Releases
Fiona Apple, When the Pawn ... (Clean Slate/Epic) Singer/songwriter's second album, with its 90-word title, is the follow-up to Tidal.
The Artist, Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic (NPG/Arista) The Artist releases his first major-label album in four years, featuring the single "The Greatest Romance Ever Sold" and guest appearances by Sheryl Crow, Chuck D, Ani DiFranco, Gwen Stefani and Maceo Parker.
The Doors, The Complete Studio Recordings (Elektra) Seven-CD box set containing legendary L.A. rock band's greatest hits. Includes the six discs The Doors, Strange Days, Waiting for the Sun, The Soft Parade, Morrison Hotel, L.A. Woman and a seventh disc of previously unreleased live and demo tracks. Includes a 60-page book.
Perry Farrell, Rev (Warner Bros.) Former Porno for Pyros frontman offers album with Jane's Addiction and Porno for Pyros hits and two new songs with Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello and the Red Hot Chili Peppers' John Frusciante.
Fleetwood Mac, The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions 19671969 (Sire) Six-CD collection of material recorded for Blue Horizon, as well as studio outtakes and unreleased material.
Grateful Dead, So Many Roads (19651995) (Grateful Dead/Arista) Five-CD box set containing legendary jam band's greatest songs, including "Passenger," "The Music Never Stopped" and "Eternity."
Jars of Clay, If I Left the Zoo (Essential) Third effort
by platinum-selling contemporary Christian-pop act.
Natalie Merchant, Live in Concert (Elektra) Former 10,000
Maniacs frontwoman's first live album, recorded at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York.
Montell Jordan, Get It On ... Tonight (Def Soul/Def Jam) West Coast R&B singer of the 1995 major hit record This Is How We Do It releases fourth album.
Sublime, Greatest Hits (Gasoline Alley/MCA) "What I Got" and "40 Oz. to Freedom" are some of the tracks on this record by defunct California ska-punk band.
The Temple of Hip-Hop Kulture, Criminal Justice From Darkness to Light (Reprise) Hip-hop pioneer KRS-One presents latest album project, with Big Daddy Kane, Xzibit and new Reprise artists I. Born and Thor-El.
Toad the Wet Sprocket, P.S. a Toad Retrospective (Columbia) Collection of songs from Santa Barbara, Calif., folk-pop quartet that broke up in 1998. Includes a New Version of "P.S.," a non-album version of "Jam" and a remix of "Hold Her Down."
Tonic, Sugar (Universal) Los Angeles roots-rock band releases third album and follow-up to its 1996 record, Lemon Parade.
Various Artists, Celebrity Deathmatch (Interscope) Music from the MTV claymation series, featuring tracks and remixes from Marilyn Manson, Powerman 5000, Bif Naked, Kool Keith and Sevendust.
Various Artists, "End of Days" soundtrack (Geffen) Music from the new Arnold Schwarzenegger film. Features music from Korn, Limp Bizkit, Creed and the new Guns N' Roses' song, "Oh My God."
Various Artists, "Pokémon" soundtrack (Atlantic) Music from the film spin-off of the Japanese toy phenomenon, including Christina Aguilera's "We're a Miracle," Britney Spears' "Soda Pop" and "Get Happy" by B*Witched.
Various Artists, "Toy Story 2" soundtrack (Walt Disney Records) Music to sequel of Walt Disney animation film. Artists include Sarah McLachlan, Robert Goulet and Riders in the Sky.
Various Artists, "The World Is Not Enough" soundtrack (Radioactive/MCA) Music to new James Bond film. Garbage performs the title track. The rest of the score was composed by David Arnold.