Previewing The Week's Top New Releases
Beck and Danger Mouse make a lean and mean psychedelic opus, Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. presses on with his solo career and Imani Coppola gets back to pop with Little Jackie in this week's HA collaborative album from Wynton Marsalis and Willie Nelson, "Two Men With the Blues" (Blue Note).
A CD/DVD reissue of Maroon 5's "It Won't Be Soon Before Long" (Interscope).
An expanded reissue of Billy Joel's vintage album "The Stranger" (Columbia/Legacy).
Canadian singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith's "Exit Strategies of the Soul" (Yep Roc).
A live performance of Patti Smith's poem "The Coral Sea," featuring backing by My Bloody Valentine's Kevin Shields (Pask).
The latest album from U.K. vocalist Alison Moyet, "The Turn" (W14 Music).
An expanded reissue of Chromeo's "Fancy Footwork" (Vice).