Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

Previewing the third RCA album from New York rock act the Strokes, "First Impressions of Earth," released on an unsual Jan. 3 street date.

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma's "Plays Ennio Morricone" (Sony Classical).

The soundtrack to the film "Grandma's Boy" (Epic), featuring music from Paul Wall, the Futureheads, Bloc Party and Kool Keith.

The soundtracks to the films "Shopgirl" (Reincarnate Music) and "Mrs. Henderson Presents" (Sony Classical).