Previewing The Week's Top New Releases
3 Doors Down takes its time and comes up with a rock radio hit before its new album is even out, Bun B pays tribute to his late UGK partner Pimp C and Scarlett Johansson puts her spin on the Tom WaitsThe first new studio album in 17 years from disco legend Donna Summer, "Crayons" (Burgundy).
The debut album from Foxboro Hot Tubs (whose members are Green Day in disguise), "Stop, Drop and Roll" (Reprise).
Veteran Seattle rock combo Mudhoney's "The Lucky Ones" (Sub Pop).
An album of odds and ends from art rock duo the Dresden Dolls, "No, Virginia" (Roadrunner).
A CD/DVD package chronicling the recent history of the National, "A Skin, A Night + The Virginia "(Beggars Banquet).
Canadian indie rock outfit Islands' "Arm's Way" (Anti-).
Indie rock duo Mates Of States' "Re-Arrange Us" (Barsuk).
Veteran indie rock act Windsor For The Derby's "How We Lost" (Secretly Canadian), with contributions from Early Day Miners principal Dan Burton.
Up-and-coming act Carolina Liar's "Coming to Terms" (Atlantic).