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Wednesday’s Music Roundup

CONTINUALLY UPDATED: All you need to know about music today -- plus songs and videos.

[Updated: 5:16 P.M.]

NEWS:

    ARCADE FIRE Have America’s No. 1 Album
    The Montreal indie collective’s The Suburbs edges Eminem with 156,000 copies sold. [SPIN]
    U2’s ‘Spider-Man’ Musical to Open December 21
    After months of delays, the musical is finally set to bow on Broadway, with tickets going onsale this weekend. [SPIN]
    JAY-Z to Stream Live Concert for Team USA Hoops
    Hova’s Aug. 12 performance — a pep rally for our latest Dream Team — will take place at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. [SPIN]
    Parole Hearing for JOHN LENNON’s Killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN Postponed
    Chapman was to be reviewed this week. Yoko Ono has called on the parole board to keep him locked up. [NY Daily News]
    ALANIS MORISSETTE Is Pregnant
    Jagged Little Pill singer is expecting with her husband, Canadian rapper Souleye. [US Magazine]
    METRIC: Writing ‘TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE’ Song Was “Truly Interesting Experience”
    “I wouldn’t have given it up for anything,” says guitarist Jimmy Shaw.[Gigwise]
    Q&A: RIVERS CUOMO of WEEZER
    The ever-surprising frontman explains the songs on the upcoming Hurley, their songwriting process, and more.[SPIN]
    JOHNNY MARR Writes Music for British Sitcom
    Ex-Smiths guitarist pens theme song for The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, starring David Cross. [NME]
    BRITNEY SPEARS to Guest on ‘GLEE’
    The pop star joins the musical TV show’s cast for an episode on the upcoming season. [MTV]
    SUFJAN STEVENS Plans North American Tour
    The eccentric singer-songwriter will play theaters across the U.S. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: M.I.A. Debuts Fantasy “XXXO” Video
    It’s like a high school yearbook photo from the 1980s, but with glitter, unicorns, and sex appeal! [SPIN]
    LISTEN: New Song from LIMP BIZKIT
    “Walking Away” is from the rap-metal band’s reunion album Gold Cobra. [NME]
    DOWNLOAD: New Song from NO AGE
    Los Angeles noise-punk duo release “Glitter,” off their September 28 album Everything in Between. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: New TEGAN & SARA Video
    The Canadian rocker twins keep it simple in the new “Northshore” clip. See it now! [SPIN]
    WATCH: New KATY PERRY Video
    Pop singer hooks up with a high school hunk in “Teenage Dream” clip. [EW]
    LISTEN: ‘SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD’ Soundtrack
    Hear songs from Beck, Frank Black, Broken Social Scene, and more. [Spinner]
    LISTEN: New JIMMY EAT WORLD Single
    The Arizona rockers debut the spirited “My Best Theory” off their upcoming album, Invented, out Sept. 28. [SPIN]
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