Week in Review 8.15.14

Foo Fighters' Sonic Highways

The rock band's eighth album has a release date and album artwork. Sonic Highways will be released worldwide on November 10. The release coincides with the band's 20th anniversary. You'll recall that this album was written and recorded differently from the other studio albums. The band traveled the US, talking with local musicians and discussing the local music scene in each city. The artwork, above, reflects the journey and the way music connects us all and stays with us forever. Visit foofighters.com for a preview, to view the track list and to pre-order your copy. And don't forget to tune into HBO beginning October 17 for the accompanying docu-series, also titled Sonic Highways.

Trading Theatres

The upcoming Broadway productions of Love Letters and Honeymoon in Vegas are switching theatres. Love Letters, the A.R. Gurney play that boasts a rotating roster of stars (including Carol Burnett and Martin Sheen), will now play the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, and Honeymoon, the Jason Robert Brown musical, will now play the Nederlander Theatre. The venue swap will not affect either shows' start dates. Love Letters begins performances September 13. Honeymoon begins previews November 18, with opening night set for January 15, 2015. Broadway.com has more about the switch.

Babs and Her Men

Barbra Streisand has released details of her upcoming duets album. Streisand has assembled an exciting array of male musicians/vocalists to accompany her on her Partners album, and detail have been revealed throughout the week. When Partners is released on September 16, fans can hear the legendary star duet with Josh Groban ("Somewhere"), John Legend ("What Kind of Fool"), Billy Joel ("New York State of Mind"), album producer Babyface ("Evergreen"), Babs' son, Jason Gould ("How Deep is the Ocean") and more. Broadwayworld.com has the full track list.

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