Sade’s “Love Deluxe” album, which seemed past its peak a month ago, has spurted back up the pop chart because of a steamy television ad for the movie “Indecent Proposal” featuring her single “No Ordinary Love.” The single’s exposure in that ad and the hit movie has not only boosted the album back into the Top 10 but pushed the single back onto the Top 100--at No. 81. There’s an “Indecent Proposal” soundtrack album, but it’s not jumping up the chart for one simple reason--the most popular song from the movie isn’t on it.
Patti Scialfa, also known as Mrs. Bruce Springsteen, will have her long-expected album, “Rumbledoll,” ready for mid-July release. No, Bruce is still not officially involved the project. . . . As usual, MCA Records swears this is absolutely the last date change of the overdue Bell Biv DeVoe album, which has been bumped several weeks to June 22. . . . Pearl Jam should have a new album ready by September, but don’t be surprised if its current “Ten"--No. 15 after 72 weeks on the chart and going strong--is still a big seller in late summer.
Pat Benatar kicks off her first rock tour in seven years with a show May 20 at the Whisky. She’s doing a national club tour to push her rock album “Gravity’s Rainbow,” due June 1.
Luther Campbell, of 2 Live Crew fame, is still trying to revive his career after it did a fast fade following the group’s censorship hassles. He’s trying again with a solo album, due in two weeks. If that doesn’t work, he’s still with 2 Live Crew, which is planning another album.
Jane Siberry’s upcoming album, “When I Was a Boy,” features tracks co-produced by Brian Eno, as well as “Calling All Angels,” the singer’s duet with fellow Canadian k.d. lang, which was featured in the film “Until the End of the World.” . . . K.T. Oslin continues to show pride in being forty-something. The title of her upcoming greatest-hits album: “Songs From an Aging Sex Bomb.”
A Supertramp reunion is in the works, with mainstays Roger Hodgson and Rick Davies working together for the first time in nine years. Hodgson says they hope to have an album out early next year, with a tour to follow. . . .
Toto will play New York City for the first time in its career on June 9 at the Electric Ballroom as part of its first U.S. tour in seven years. It’ll be at the Palace in Hollywood on June 22.