Previewing The Week's Top New Releases
Christina Aguilera channels the '30s and '40s on the double-disc bonanza "Back to Basics," Trace Adkins goes ditty again with "Swing" from "Dangerous Man" and Lyfe Jennings rises on "The Phoenix" in tThe debut album from rock outfit the Panic Channel, "(ONe)," featuring three former members of Jane's Addiction (Capitol).
The solo debut from former Sixpence None The Richer vocalist Leigh Nash, "Blue on Blue" (Nettwerk).
Rappers Obie Trice's "Second Round's on Me" (Shady/Interscope).
Jamaican star Cham's "Ghetto Millionaire" (Atlantic).
A live album swansong from rock act Hot Snakes, "Thunder Down Under" (Swami).
Expanded reissues of the Monkees' first two albums, "The Monkees" and "More of the Monkees" (Rhino).
An expanded edition of Sublime's self-titled 1993 album (Universal).