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August 18, 2005

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"Prairie Wind" on Reprise Records

August 18, 2005 06:08:34 GMT

Be in the east and the west, home is the best. That's how singer Neil Young has experienced with Geffen and Warner, but at last comes back to record for his longtime label Reprise Records. He has signed a new, multi-album deal with the label, which is marked with the release of his latest studio set, "Prairie Wind," on September 27.

"I look forward to continuing my partnership with Reprise," Young admitted. "We've been through a lot together over the years. When you're with a company that long, it's like a family." Following the album release, there will be a long-awaited series of archival releases from Young, which according to Reprise, will feature previously unreleased studio recordings and rarities as well as live material.
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Gorillaz Goes Virtually on Tour

August 18, 2005 05:13:06 GMT

Cartoon music group Gorillaz is going to embark on a tour. But how? Virtually of course. The virtual band is set to hit the road, which will be a one-day online event, on August 24.

For the sake of the tour, Gorillaz will drop into 12 different destinations by way of http://www.habbohotel.com, an online virtual community for teens. There, the band members, their cartoon alter egos to be exactly, will interact with fans, who will themselves be represented by avatars.
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Staind's "Chapter V" Opens at No. 1

August 18, 2005 04:51:34 GMT

England rockers Staind have scored a great result in music industry as they surprisingly landed their third consecutive chart-topping album on the Billboard 200 with their latest release "Chapter V," which been sold 185,000 copies in the week ended August 14.

Last week's champ, Faith Hill's "Fireflies" dropped to No. 3 with 124,000 units, while "Now That's What I Call Music! 19" took the two spot with 160,000. Mariah Carey's "Emancipation of Mimi" which sold 103,000 copies was in the 4th spot, and Black Eyed Peas' "Monkey Business" jumped three spots to 5, selling 74,000 copies.
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The Diary of Angelina Jolie

August 18, 2005 04:07:37 GMT

Traveling in Kenya has given actress Angelina Jolie many lessons and experience. She really learned a lot from her visit there that she has filmed a series on it and will debut it on MTV on September 14.

On top of that, the actress is about to unveil her diary in a new documentary special on the poverty crisis in Africa. Dubbed 'The Diary of Angelina Jolie & Dr. Jeffrey Sachs in Africa,' it follows their travels to the impoverished villages of Sauri where they witness firsthand the devastation that has occurred due to a lack of food, clean water and health care.
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"One Phone Call, That's All It Took!"

August 18, 2005 03:42:03 GMT

Starred in four Bond films, Hollywood actor Pierce Brosnan suddenly got a phone call and that's all. It's over. That's how the star learned that his services as James Bond would no longer be required.

"One phone call, that's all it took!" so said Brosnan to Entertainment Weekly magazine in its August 19 issue. This departure was a "titanic jolt to the system, followed by "a great sense of calm," he said expressing his feeling.
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'Desperate Housewive' Injured on Set

August 18, 2005 03:29:50 GMT

Eva Longoria was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment after she was injured Wednesday during the taping of the hit ABC comedy "Desperate Housewives." A spokesperson for the show said that the actress was "bumped on the head by something while shooting on location and was taken to a hospital where she was treated and released."

Moreover, the entertainment show "Access Hollywood" claimed that Longoria was injured when a pole fell on her. However, she is expected to return to work on schedule.
 
 
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