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By Chris Willman
The King's daughter, trespassing into T Bone Burnett territory, finds her voice on "Storm & Grace"
Snoop Dogg, Sheryl Crow and Merle Haggard all show up on Willie's mostly satisfying new album, but it's really a torch-passing exercise
The song selection on "Glee's" set of valedictory songs isn't bad, though you're better off using the track list as a guide to download original versions for your own graduation party
A Fiona Apple duet and songs by Willie Nelson and Dan Wilson help ex-Nickel Creek member Sara Watkins come up with the year's best Americana album
The curiously short soundtrack is a sampler that particularly stiffs fans of the Marilyn Monroe-themed show-within-a-show "Smash"
The ex-Beatle's demos and early takes from "All Things Must Pass" offer a stripped-down alternative to the Phil Spector treatment they got in 1970
Although she's in typically expert vocal form, Underwood doesn't offer much sense of a real emotional or musical personality on her scattershot fourth album
White's first solo album has a bit of a bad attitude about women, even as his all-female band helps drive the diversified rockers home
King's album of pre-"Tapestry" classics proves she could've ruled as a singer as well as songwriter in the '60s, too
Jason Mraz abandons all attempts at pop-rap playfulness in favor of trying to revive easy-listening as an artform
Pat Monahan has gone off the rails since writing 2001's "Drops of Jupiter"
On her first album in seven years, Raitt splits the difference between quiet covers of Dylan's most depressing ballads and reviving that greasy, slide-guitar-fueled, "Thing Called Love" spirit
It's admirable that Monica wants to act her age (31) and eschew hip-hop for R&B. But just one up-tempo club banger wouldn't have killed this collection of droopy ballads
Black Keys' Dan Auerbach produced Dr. John's "Locked Down," an album rife with late '60s flourishes and a Big Easy vibe
Nicki Minaj's second album is full of adventurous hip-hop for its first third. Then it turns into the season's least interesting, most bloated dance-pop record
Reaching for maturity on an uneven fourth album, the former pop-punk band All-American Rejects sacrifices too much spunk
Only Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles cuts through the smooth-pop clutter in their duet on "Hello"
Madonna becomes the Material Matron on her latest album "MDNA." It's two-thirds disco thumper, one-third divorce diary
The first Shins album in 5 years ditches the group's former propulsion for luscious, listless production. It's not a terrible tradeoff, but what would Natalie Portman say?
New album establishes Spalding as that rarest of things, a jazz singer capable of crossing over with self-penned tunes
T Bone Burnett's quietly wily companion album for the movie eschews pulse-pounding tension for acoustic angst
The bitter edge of Glen Hansard's voice is missing in otherwise lovely Broadway cast covers of tunes from the indie film hit "Once"
If you love both Stephen Sondheim and Soft Cell, you're the target audience for Stephen Merrit's latest marriage of '80s-style synth-pop and arch, theatrical wit-eracy
Two discs of previously unreleased demos show how Roger Waters' opus of alienation became rock's own "Catcher in the Rye"
Review: It's hard to complain about Lovett's spate of mostly-covers albums when he resurrects such juicy blues, country, and Texas-music obscurities
Fresh from the Grammys, Bon Iver and the Civil Wars are among the drop-ins deferring to the Chieftains' traditional style on a 50th anniversary album
Richard Linklater’s third peek into the love story of the couple played by Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke celebrates romance, compromise, disillusionment and the glory of conversation