May 23, 2008

new music, 5.23.08

Tip of the Iceberg/Takin' It Ova, New Found Glory
New Found Glory presents a unique two-disc set. The first disc is an EP with three new songs and three covers. The second disc has the band performing as International Superheroes of Hardcore and with a slightly different sound.

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Hannah Montana: best of both worlds
Quickly rising to fame, the popular teen idol Miley Cyrus' concerts sold out nationwide, causing a two-disc release featuring live concert audio. Features seven tracks by Miley, seven by her alter ego Hannah Montana, plus a duet with the Jonas Brothers.

E=MC2, Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey's highly anticipated follow-up release to her mega-selling album The Emancipation of Mimi features production from Jermaine Dupri,, and Rodney Jerkins. Includes the single Touch My Body, which was written and produced by Carey.

Hard Candy, Madonna
2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Madonna shows no signs of slowing down with her 11th studio album. This time she teams up with Timbaland and Justin Timberlake for an album that fuses together hip-hop beats with dance club culture.

Bittersweet World, Ashlee Simpson
Working with Timbaland and Chad Hugo for her third studio album, Simpson taps into her love of '80s music, creating a pop/rock sound with definite '80s influences. Features the album's first single, Out of My Head (Ay Ya Ya).

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When Angels and Serpents Dance, P.O.D.
P.O.D.'s seventh album features the same finely tuned rap, grunge, and alternative metal that has made them a fan favorite for the last decade. Includes the hot singles Addicted and I'll Be Ready.

The Odd Couple, Gnarls Barkley
Multi-Instrumentalist and producer Danger Mouse and rapper Cee-Lo Green make up one of music's most innovative duos. The group returns with the follow-up to their smash hit debut. Includes the singles Run and Who's Gonna Save My Soul.

Jonas Brothers
The sophomore effort from the New Jersey brothers who have become a teenage pop sensation. Includes the hits Hold On; S.O.S.; and Year 3000.

Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings, Counting Crows
Starkly divided between dark, electric sounds and softer, acoustic-based material, the Crows explore the cycle of sinning followed by feelings of sorrow and grief on their first album since 2002's Hard Candy.

Ego Trippin, Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg did a great job keeping his mouth sealed for his ninth studio album that features the first single, Sensual Seduction, which suggests no worries that he'll be in great shape.

Accelerate, R.E.M.
R.E.M. is back with their first studio album since the 2004 release Around the Sun. Among the album's tracks is the single Supernatural Superserious, as well as other tracks that the band has road tested on tour.

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Detours, Sheryl Crow
The sixth studio album from the ever-popular Crow takes on a serious tone as she addresses many of the issues that face humankind. Includes the first single Shine Over Babylon.

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