Previewing The Week's Top New Releases
Toby Keith shows who's boss on the new "Big Dog Daddy," Enrique Iglesias readies the long-in-the-works "Insomniac," Queens Of The Stone Age finds the right chemistry on "Era Vulgaris" and the TravelinAn album of John Lennon covers by U2, R.E.M., Green Day, Avril Lavigne and the Flaming Lips, "Instant Karma" (Warner Bros.), proceeds from which will benefit Amnesty International's relief efforts in Darfur.
The Def Jam debut from rapper Fabolous, "From Nothin' to Somethin'."
The first new album in seven years from vocalist Paula Cole, "Courage" (Decca).
An album of duets between the late Gerald Levert and his father Eddie, "Something To Talk About" (Atlantic), featuring a cover of Bonnie Raitt's title song.
An expanded edition of Sonic Youth's classic 1988 album "Daydream Nation" (Geffen/UMe), featuring a second disc of live tracks and covers.
A hits collection from rapper DMX, "The Definition of X: Pick of the Litter" (Def Jam).