Previewing The Week's Top New Releases
Kelly Clarkson unveils the embattled "My December" in the wake of a canceled summer tour, the Beastie Boys rap without rhyme on their new album, Ryan Adams reconnects with his country-rock leanings anA seven-disc live boxed set chronicling three Pearl Jam shows in Washington State, "Live at the Gorge" (Monkeywrench).
Pop/rock act the Click Five's sophomore album, "Modern Minds and Pastimes" (Lava/Atlantic).
Walt Disney's soundtrack to "Hannah Montana 2: Meet Miley Cyrus."
A new studio album from Irish vocalist Sinead O'Connor, "Theology" (Koch).
A triple-disc collection of uncommon tracks from influential rock act Love, "The Blue Thumb Sessions" (Hip-O/UMe).
An album of Bob Dylan covers from Roxy Music vocalist Bryan Ferry, "Dylanesque" (Virgin).
The self-titled debut album from Neil Young's singer/songwriter wife Pegi (Warner Bros.).
A new album from rapper Pharoahe Monch, "Desire" (Universal).
Bluegrass act King Wilkie's "Low Country Suite" (Rounder).
Veteran classical artist Sir Andre Previn's "Alone: Ballads for Solo Piano" (Decca).
Former Swervedriver frontman Adam Franklin's "Bolts of Melody" (Hi-Speed Soul).