Conor Oberst takes a country-rock detour away from Bright Eyes, Lloyd offers a hearty dose of love "Lessons," Randy Newman returns to original music for the first time in nine years and the Faint goes
A new album from emo rock outfit Hawthorne Heights, "Fragile Future" (Victory).
Supermodel/French first lady Carla Bruni's "Comme Si de Rien N Etait" (Downtown).
New albums from country artists Jamey Johnson ("That Lonesome Song," Mercury Nashville) and Heidi Newfield ("What Am I Waiting For," Curb).
Phish bassist Mike Gordon's "The Golden Sparrow" (Rounder).
Latin rock combo Plastilina Mosh's "All You Need Is Mosh" (Nacional).
Singer/songwriter Carrie Rodriguez's "She Ain't Me" (Back Porch).