I was looking at the upcoming release calendar on Metacritic on Monday evening and found that quite a few records I had been looking forward to are finally being released this week. Overall, this looks like one of the best weeks for new releases in a long time.
I had gotten copies of the new records from Pete Doherty, The Decemberists and Amadou & Mariam in either my actual or virual mailboxes recently (although they were all at the very end of last week and I had not had the chance to review them, so don't ask me if they are worth your time/money or not – yet). I'm also really anxious to hear the new Royksopp album (obviously) and have heard nothing but positive things about Fever Ray.
Anything you're excited for or I should check out? Here's the full list (from Metacritic) of new releases that will be hitting your favorite record store this Tuesday:
Amadou & Mariam – Welcome To Mali
Blue October – Approaching Normal
Busta Rhymes – Back On My B.S.
Condo Fucks – Fuckbook
Cornshafter – Bombs Away, Baby!
Dan Deacon – Bromst
The Decemberists – Hazards Of Love
Dan Hicks And The Hot Licks – Tangled Tales
Pete Doherty – Grace/Wastelands
Fever Ray – Fever Ray
Fireworks – All I Have To Offer Is My Own Confusion
Utada Hikaru – This Is The One
Indigo Girls – Poseidon And The Bitter Bug
KMFDM – Blitz
Little Brazil – Son
Mandisa – Freedom
Martina McBride – Shine
Mastodon – Crack The Skye
Papa Roach – Metamorphosis
John Rich – Son Of A Preacher Man
Royksopp – Junior
Slim Thug – The Boss Of All Bosses
Swan Lake – Enemy Mine
Telling On Trixie – Ugly, Broke & Sober
These Green Eyes – Relapse To Recovery