Feb 6, 2008

new music, 2.6.08

Voices of the Civil Rights Movement
During the Civil Rights movement, songs served as a way to deliver a message and focus people's energy. These CDs document this aspect of the movement with songs that include influences of gospel, chants, R&B, and more.

R.E.M. Live, R.E.M.
For their first-ever live album, R.E.M. performs a collection of songs that spans their entire career, including Everybody Hurts; Orange Crush; and Man on the Moon. Also included is a DVD capturing the band's 2005 concert in Dublin.

How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, U2
Won critical acclaim and became another success for the band. The Grammy-winning album includes the songs Vertigo; City of Blinding Lights; and Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own.

The Best Damn Thing, Avril Lavigne
Punk-pop superstar Avril Lavigne returns with her first new album in four years. From power pop to powerful ballads, the album has a wide range of styles, as well as the hit single Girlfriend.

The Boatlift, Pitbull
Rap superstar Pitbull returns with a hard-hitting third album, which includes the singles Secret Admirer and Go Girl.

A Benefit For Victims of Violent Crime, Anti-Flag
Anti-Flag create an EP filled with five new studio tracks as well as five live performances taken from a recent show at the Pittsburgh venue Mr. Smalls.

In Rainbows, Radiohead
One of the most talked-about online releases of 2007 makes its debut on CD. Radiohead combines abstract sounds with lyrics that are often deeply personal. Includes the tracks Bodysnatchers; Nude; and All I Need.

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