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Quick spins: Bieber, Britney, "Glee," Weezer, more

Posted by: Jon Bream under Music, Behind the scenes, Concert news, Seen elsewhere: Neat stuff Updated: January 31, 2011 - 4:57 PM
 
The Biebs will offer "Remixes" with one new tune
Photo by Los Angeles Times/ MCT
 
Justin Bieber will release “Never Say Never – the Remixes” on Feb. 14, three days after his documentary hits theaters. The remixes will feature Rascal Flatts, Usher, Raekwon and Chris Brown. There will be one new tune, “Born To Be Somebody,” written by hitmeister Diane Warren…. Britney Spears’ new album will drop on March 15. Contributors include Max Martin, Dr. Luke, Stargate and Rodney Jerkins.
On a post-Super Bowl episode of “Glee,” the singers will mash up Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Heads Will Roll.”… Fleet Foxes’ second album, “Helplessness Blues,” is due May 3. Phil Ek (Band of Horses, Built To Spill) produced…. Weezer’s beloved 1996 “Pinkerton” will be the subject of a deluxe reissue with an album of outtakes and a book, "Pinkerton Diaries."
Architecture in Helsinki performs at the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis on June 10, in support of the May 3 release, “Moment Bends”….  Robin Trower returns to the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul on May 18.
Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill needs surgery for a torn bicep, forcing cancellation of the band’s tours of Australia and South Africa…. Animal Collective’s Noah Lennox, a k a Panda Bear, will deliver his third solo album, “Tomboy,” on April 12.

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