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New Album Releases, 8-22-2006: Pirate Ballads, Paris Hilton, OutKast

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The main promising new album release this week is Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, & Chanteys. It's something of an adjunct to Johnny Depp's pirate movies, a multi-artist collection of old seafaring songs. Among the artists on this two CD set are Richard Thompson, Bono, Sting, and Lucinda Williams.

OutKast has a new album Idlewild, which is also the soundtrack to their movie.

Paris Hilton has made an album, of course. Paris doesn't sound promising. When did she become a musician? Perhaps she'll make a porn video for the single to add some small bit of actual entertainment value to this project.

Here's the complete list of this week's major new album releases, courtesy AMG:

Paris Hilton Paris Warner Bros.
Teen Pop, Dance-Pop, Pop/Rock

Kelis Kelis Was Here Jive/Zomba
Urban, Contemporary R&B

OutKast Idlewild LaFace/Zomba
Southern Rap, Hip-Hop, Alternative Rap

Various Artists Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, & Chanteys Anti
Sea Shanties, Traditional Scottish Folk, Irish Folk, Folksongs, British Folk, Traditional Folk

Alexisonfire Crisis Vagrant

Eric Bachmann To the Races Saddle Creek
Singer/Songwriter, Indie Rock

Emmanuel Borok A Road Less Traveled Eroica
Classical Chamber and Orchestral Music

Broadcast Future Crayon Warp
Indie Electronic, Ambient Pop, Electronica, Dream Pop, Post-Rock/Experimental, Alternative Pop/Rock

Anthony Coleman Pushy Blueness Tzadik
Avant-Garde Chamber Music

Crazy Frog More Crazy Hits Jamster/Next Plateau
Club/Dance, Novelty

Cursive Happy Hollow Saddle Creek
Indie Rock

Danity Kane Danity Kane Bad Boy
Contemporary R&B, Urban, Dance-Pop

Deadsy Phantasmagore Immortal
Alternative Metal, Indie Rock

Joyce DiDonato Songs by Faure, Hahn and Head; Arias by Rossini and Handel Wigmore Hall
Art Songs and Operatic Selections

Easy Star All-Stars Radiodread Easy Star
Contemporary Reggae, Roots Reggae, Reggae-Pop, Dub

Eliane Elias Around the City Bluebird/RCA Victor
Brazilian Jazz, Post-Bop, Latin Jazz

Ensemble Dissonanzen Dallapiccola, Petrassi: Musica da camera Mode
Modern Chamber Music

Gosling Here Is… V2
Alternative Pop/Rock

The Gossip GSSP RMX Kill Rock Stars
Indie Rock, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi

Gov't Mule High & Mighty ATO
Hard Rock, Rock & Roll, American Trad Rock, Blues-Rock

Pat Green Cannonball BNA/Sony BMG
Contemporary Country, Pop/Rock, American Trad Rock

J Dilla The Shining BBE
Underground Rap, Hip-Hop, Left-Field Hip-Hop, Midwest Rap

Lamb of God Sacrament Epic
Death Metal/Black Metal

Lambchop Damaged Merge
Chamber Pop, Alternative Country-Rock, Indie Rock

The Marshall Tucker Band Live on Long Island: 4-18-80 Shout! Factory
Boogie Rock, Southern Rock, Country-Rock

The Mountain Goats Get Lonely 4AD
Indie Rock

Jennifer O'Connor Over the Mountain, Across the Valley and Back to the Stars Matador
Singer/Songwriter, Indie Rock, Contemporary Folk

Pajo 1968 Drag City
Post-Rock/Experimental, Indie Rock, Singer/Songwriter

Primal Scream Riot City Blues Columbia
British Trad Rock, Rock & Roll

Radio Birdman Zeno Beach Yep Roc
Aussie Rock, Hard Rock, Rock & Roll

Ratatat Classics XL
Instrumental Rock, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Indie Electronic

Razorlight Razorlight Vertigo/Universal Motown
Indie Rock

Lee Ritenour Smoke 'N' Mirrors Peak
Crossover Jazz, Jazz-Pop, Smooth Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Afro-Pop

P.F. Sloan Sailover Hightone
Americana, Folk-Rock, Singer/Songwriter

Snowden Anti-Anti Jade Tree
Indie Rock, Dream Pop

Starsailor On the Outside Artists' Addiction/Adrenaline
Britpop, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Rock

Supersystem A Million Microphones Touch & Go
Indie Electronic, Post-Rock/Experimental

The Thermals The Body, The Blood, The Machine Sub Pop
Indie Rock

Tortoise A Lazarus Taxon Thrill Jockey
Post-Rock/Experimental, Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, Instrumental Rock

Uzeda Stella Touch & Go
Experimental Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock

Luther Vandross The Ultimate Luther Vandross [2006] J Records/Epic/Legacy
Quiet Storm, Adult Contemporary, Urban

Chad VanGaalen Skelliconnection Sub Pop
Indie Rock

Various Artists Burning with the Muse: Vocal Works of Curt Cacioppo and Joseph Hudson MSR
Contemporary Vocal Music

Various Artists Revenge of Blind Joe Death: The John Fahey Tribute Album Takoma
Tribute Albums, Progressive Folk, Contemporary Folk

Nancy Wilson Turned to Blue MCG Jazz
Vocal Pop, Adult Contemporary

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