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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of, today's Swag Tuesday booty is a special package of four fantastic items specially selected by for JMG readers: 1) Total Pop! - A four-disc box set from Erasure, 2) Break-Up, a musical collaboration between Pete Yorn and Scarlett Johansson, 3) $50 in Hi-Def Digital Downloads, and 4) Four classic New Order albums reissued on deluxe vinyl. Whew! pays Erasure more than "A Little Respect" with TOTAL POP! - DELUXE BOX, a 3-CD/1-DVD collection featuring remastered versions of the group's first 40 singles-sequenced chronologically on two CDs spanning 1985 to 2007-plus 20 years of vintage live recordings on a third CD and a DVD of rare BBC performances. An accompanying 76-page booklet boasting new notes and an exclusive interview lavishes even more "L'Amour."

In 2006, critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Pete Yorn contacted actress and Atco recording artist Scarlett Johansson with the idea to record a duets album in the spirit of Serge Gainsbourg's 1960s recordings with Brigitte Bardot. Win a copy of the results - Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson's "Break Up." Here's an audio sample.

$50 in Rhino Hi-Def Digital Downloads - these are CD-quality downloads that work on most MP3 players (including iPods), but blow MP3s away in sound & clarity, and is the only place to get them. Plus, if MP3s are still your thing,'s are encoding at 320Kbps, higher than iTunes or Amazon - plus the Album of the Week is Aretha Franklin's "Aretha's Best," just $5.99 for 20 unforgettable tracks!

And last but not least, is giving away four deluxe New Order reissues on 180-gram vinyl, complete with restored album artwork and inner sleeves - these are real beauties. Win deluxe vinyl copies of "Movement," "Power, Corruption & Lies," "Low-life," "Brotherhood."

Enter to win this special prize package by commenting on this post. Only enter once and please remember to leave your email address in the text of your comment. Entries close at midnight on Wednesday, west coast time. Publicists: If you'd like to take part in Swag Tuesday on JMG, please email me.

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