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Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 02/ 1/2011

Fleet Foxes -- new album, D.C. concert; R.I.P. film composer John Barry; Rosanne Cash show canceled

By David Malitz

fleet foxesFleet Foxes will visit D.C. in the spring. (David Belisle)

- Harmony-rich rockers Fleet Foxes are finally set to release the followup to their lauded 2008 debut. "Helplessness Blues" is out on May 3 and a tour to support the album kicks off a few days earlier in Vancouver. The band will visit DAR Constitution Hall on May 15. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

- Five-time Academy Award winning film composer John Barry died Sunday at the age of 77. He is best known for his work on movies in the James Bond series, as well as "Born Free," "Out of Africa" and "Dances With Wolves."

- Thursday's standout songwriters in the round concert at the Birchmere featuring Rosanne Cash, Josh Ritter, Kristen Hersh and John Wesley Harding has been canceled due to illness experienced by Cash.

- Quick hits: Somebody hacked Wale's Twitter account just to diss Kid Cudi. Did "Ren and Stimpy" turn down a song offered by Kurt Cobain? Indie troubadour Will Oldham interviews R. Kelly. Of course.

Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Tuesday morning:

- The Velvet Underground, "There She Goes Again"

By David Malitz  | February 1, 2011; 10:20 AM ET
Categories:  Morning click  | Tags:  Fleet Foxes, John Barry, Kurt Cobain, Rosanne Cash, Wale  
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