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Randy Newman's "Songbook Vol. 2" Out Now; Newman to Perform on "Later with Jools Holland," "Jimmy Fallon"

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Randy Newman's "Songbook Vol. 2" Out Now; Newman to Perform on "Later with Jools Holland," "Jimmy Fallon"

    Randy Newman's Songbook Vol. 2 is out today on Nonesuch. On the new album, Newman takes a fresh look at both classic and more recent work in new solo takes on 16 of his celebrated songs, surveying 40 years of recordings. Songbook Vol. 2, includes songs spanning from his 1968 self-titled debut album through his most recent, 2008’s Harps and Angels. MusicOMH calls it "an invigorating celebration of the power of music, and a delicate declaration of the power of one man and his piano."

    Newman will be celebrating the UK release of the new album with a performance on Later ... with Jools Holland on BBC Two this week. Also on this week's episodes are Brian Wilson, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Arctic Monkeys, and more. Fans in the UK can tune in Friday night for all the music and conversation. For more information, visit bbc.co.uk.

    On Monday, Newman brings the celebration to New York City, when he performs on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The show airs on NBC starting at 12:35 AM ET. For details, visit latenightwithjimmyfallon.com.

    To pick up a copy of Songbook Vol. 2, head to the Nonesuch Store, where orders include high-quality, 320 kbps MP3s of the complete album at checkout.

on May 9, 2011 - 6:15pm
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Randy Newman's Songbook Vol. 2 is out today on Nonesuch. On the new album, Newman takes a fresh look at both classic and more recent work in new solo takes on 16 of his celebrated songs, surveying 40 years of recordings. MusicOMH calls it "an invigorating celebration of the power of music, and a delicate declaration of the power of one man and his piano." Newman performs on Later ... with Jools Holland this Friday and on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Monday.

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Randy Newman's Songbook Vol. 2 is out today on Nonesuch. On the new album, Newman takes a fresh look at both classic and more recent work in new solo takes on 16 of his celebrated songs, surveying 40 years of recordings. Songbook Vol. 2, includes songs spanning from his 1968 self-titled debut album through his most recent, 2008’s Harps and Angels. MusicOMH calls it "an invigorating celebration of the power of music, and a delicate declaration of the power of one man and his piano."

Newman will be celebrating the UK release of the new album with a performance on Later ... with Jools Holland on BBC Two this week. Also on this week's episodes are Brian Wilson, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Arctic Monkeys, and more. Fans in the UK can tune in Friday night for all the music and conversation. For more information, visit bbc.co.uk.

On Monday, Newman brings the celebration to New York City, when he performs on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The show airs on NBC starting at 12:35 AM ET. For details, visit latenightwithjimmyfallon.com.

To pick up a copy of Songbook Vol. 2, head to the Nonesuch Store, where orders include high-quality, 320 kbps MP3s of the complete album at checkout.

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