Lindsay Pagano – Love&Faith&Inspiration
Expect soulful pop on the debut album from this young Philadelphian with the powerful voice. You may have heard her on an AOL commercial, and her video for Everything U R is already out. Paul McCartney lends his vocals to So Bad.
Other tracks: Love&Faith&Inspiration, Cryin' Shame, Romeo, Dreams Like This, Amazing High, It Doesn't Get Any Better, Burning in Me, #1 (With A Bullet).
Joe – Better Days
The soulful R&B artist follows up his triple-platinum My Name is Joe CD with more sexy music, including the new single Let's Stay Home Tonight. Shaggy and the Boys Choir of Harlem join him for Ghetto Child.
Other Tracks: Alone, She Used to Love Me, Better Days, It Won't End, Changed Man, Lover's Prayer, A World of Girls, I Understand, Isn't This the World, I Like Sexy Girls, Here She Comes.
To Be released Dec. 18, dates subject to change.
Bell Biv DeVoe – BBD
The fugitive trio from New Edition are still around after all these years and putting out new R&B music that needs a parental warning.
Tracks: Sic Wit It, Da Hot Sh** (Aight), Breezy, Shorty Gone Get It, Dance B***, Pesos, Scandalous, I Ain't Going Nowhere, In My Crib, Since I Blew, Home Alone.
Wu-Tang Clan – Wu-Tang Iron Flag
The eight-man gang that helped define hip-hop checks in with its fourth album and does some experimenting with music and noises for its Hood chronicles. The album has a warning for explicit lyrics.
Tracks: In The Hood, Rules, Chrome Wheels, Soul Power, Uzi, One Of These Days, Ya'll Been Warned, Babies, Radioactive, Back In The Game, Da Glock, Iron Flag, Dashing (Reasons).
The Royal Tenenbaums – Soundtrack
Coinciding with the release of the film about a dysfunctional family of geniuses comes the movie score, which includes pop/rock tunes from the likes of Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and Elliott Smith.
Tracks: These Days – Nico, Fairest Of The Seasons – Nico, Needle In The Hay - Elliott Smith, Hey Jude - Elliott Smith, Wig Wam - Bob Dylan, Me & Julio Down By The Schoolyard - Paul Simon, Judy Is A Punk - The Ramones, Lullaby - Emmitt Rhodes, Stephanie Says - Velvet Underground, Fly - Nick Drake, Police & Thieves - The Clash.