Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

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A pop album from Broadway star Idina Menzel, "I Stand" (Warner Bros.).

Indie duo the Helio Sequence's "Keep Your Eyes Ahead" (Sub Pop).

College rock act Dispatch's DVD "Dispatch Zimbabwe: Live At Madison Square Garden" (Warner Bros.).

A new album from Pat Metheny (in collaboration Christian McBride and Antonio Sanchez), "Day Trip" (Nonesuch).

A solo album from Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla, "Field Manual" (Barsuk).