Norwegian duo Frost unveils languid emotional electro-pop vistas on its spacious and lush debut "Melodica." Comprising vocalist Aggie Peterson and producer/programmer Per Martinsen, Frost's songs conjure images of a dreamy netherworld reminiscent of the plaintive textural vistas of artists like the Cocteau Twins and Emiliana Torrini.
Keen has long been one of contemporary Christian music's most compelling voices. From her days as part of the award-winning group First Call to her recent solo efforts, Keen has always been a study in musical excellence and integrity. On her latest collection, she serves up a variety of musical flavors, from the bluesy buoyancy of "Sweet Forgiveness" to the exotic, African-influenced "Kum Ba Ya." "My Beloved" is infused with a soaring Celtic feel; it serves as a perfect showcase for Keen's powerful pipes. She also demonstrates her
There is a moment some six minutes into the nine-minute version of "Everything's Not Lost" when Coldplay frontman Chris Martin—rocking back and forth at a centerstage piano—charms his Australian crowd, saying, "We're not going to be in this neck of the woods for a while.
Pearl Jam closes out its Epic tenure with this career-spanning collection of B-sides and unreleased items, including the perennial concert closer "Yellow Ledbetter," which hit seven Billboard charts in the mid-'90s, despite never being worked to radio. Also featured is "Last Kiss," a 1950s cover released on a 1999 charity single that improbably became the band's biggest hit, peaking at No. 2