DEF LEPPARD: 'Songs From The Sparkle Lounge' Audio Samples Available

Audio samples of all 11 tracks that are set to appear on DEF LEPPARD new album, "Songs From The Sparkle Lounge", are available on

DEF LEPPARD's 14th studio album, "Songs From The Sparkle Lounge" is scheduled for release on April 29 in North America, April 30 in Japan and May 5 in the UK. The Japanese version of the CD will include a bonus track and a bonus DVD with behind-the-scenes interviews and music videos. The CD will be a limited edition featuring the new deluxe SHM-CD (Super High Material CD) format which is playable on standard CD players.

"Songs From The Sparkle Lounge" will be the band's first LP since last year's "Yeah!", which was a collection of covers of songs by artists who had influenced the band. Their most recent studio album of original material was 2002's "X".

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DEF LEPPARD will make an appearance on ABC-TV's "Dancing With The Stars" on April 29. The band will also perform an outdoor mini-concert on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on April 30.


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