Previewing The Week's Top New Releases
Prince stirs up controversy with his rock- and soul-flavored new album, UNKLE starts fresh with a new label and some powerhouse collaborators and the Flaming Lips head home for a rip-roaring live DVD,Canadian rock act Sum 41's "Underclass Hero" (Island).
Sibling duo Tegan & Sara's "The Con" (Vapor/Sire), produced by Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla.
A new album from fellow sibling outfit Hanson, "The Walk" (3CG).
A best of from dance/rock act Garbage, "Absolute Garbage" (Geffen).
An instrumental album from former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio, "Horseshoe Curve" (Rubber Jungle).
Country veteran Billy Ray Cyrus' "Home At Last" (Walt Disney), featuring a cover of James Taylor's "You've Got a Friend."
Punk stalwarts Bad Religion's "New Maps of Hell" (Epitaph).
A live DVD from Pet Shop Boys, "Cubism in Concert" (Rhino).
An expanded reissue of Prefab Sprout's acclaimed album "Steve McQueen" (Legacy).