* There are some weird and downright wacky images of up and coming UK pop singer Paloma Faith, but we kinda like this one. With her debut album ‘Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful’ now in the shops, Sony Music has announced that Paloma will visit Australia in November for a promo tour and to perform for one night only at the Oxford Art Factory in Sydney. The show’s on Monday November 02 and tickets are on sale now.
* Speaking of live shows, Sydney outfit Red Riders have announced a series of East Coast dates, kicking off on November 13. Tickets for all dates are on sale today, with venue information available on the band’s OFFICIAL MYSPACE.
* Black Angus of Sneaky Sound System and Dangerous Dan, the men behind the iconic Sneaky Sundays club nights in Sydney, will release the ‘Sneaky Sundays Presents : You Only Live Once’ two disc compilation album on October 23. The set includes numbers from La Roux, Simian Mobile Disco, Sneaky Sound System, Beni ftg. Sam Sparro, Little Boots and more.
* A Bon Jovi/Usher mash-up? Sounds like a fairytale, but that’s precisely what audiences can expect in an upcoming episode of Channel 10’s hit new show Glee. Check HERE for a little preview.
* Songstress Shelley Harland has just (digitally) released her new single ‘Stronger’, with an ace remix by pop aficionado Stuart Crichton. The two track digital EP also features the Morgan Page remix of her first single ‘Wonder’ and you can get it from iTunes HERE. Shelley supports Elvis Costello on his upcoming Aussie tour.
* It seems Warner Music Australia is fully intent on making sure Canadian duo Tegan & Sara get a big hit on their hands with their new album ‘Sainthood’, already streaming in full for review ahead of it’s October 23 release. The single ‘Hell’ was taken to local radio on Monday.
* Barbra Streisand has debuted at No.1 on the US Billboard album chart this week with her new long player ‘Love Is The Answer’. The same album debuted on Sunday’s ARIA charts at No.22. In the US, she beat out new albums for Madonna, Mariah Carey and Paramore to claim the top spot.
* And in the world of Twitter, VV Brown’s discovered she has a heated toilet seat, Andy & Vince from Erasure have started work on their next album, Mika had a Twitter malfunction and Robyn has apparently invaded Norway.