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Fleet Foxes Delay Album, Kanye Remixes La Roux

  • Fleet Foxes have returned to the studio to finish up work on their anticipated follow-up their 2008 debut. Their new disc was slated for release next year, but singer Robin Pecknold says he “spoke to soon.” “This is how the first record went too, I think two songs were kept from the first batch of 12 we recorded for that album,” he wrote. “Back into the cave.”[Fleet Foxes Facebook Page]

  • Check out a full stream of Daft Punk’s “The Game Has Changed,” from their upcoming Tron: Legacy soundtrack. [Tron Facebook Page]

  • Hear Shakira’s jubilant, dance-y cover of the xx’s “Islands,” which will appear on her new album Sale El Sol, out October 19. [The Fader]

  • Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, and Usher lead this year’s pack of American Music Award nominees. The awards show airs November 21 on ABC. [ABC]

  • Screenwriter Peter Morgan has revealed details about the upcoming biopic on Freddie Mercury, who will be played by Sacha Baron Cohen. The movie will focus on the Queen singer’s later years, including his struggle with AIDS and the band’s famous 1985 Live Aid concert. The movie will go into production next year. [Cinema Blend]

  • Check out Kanye West’s synthed-out remix of La Roux’s “In for the Kill” [Entertainment Weekly]