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New Album Releases: Sade, Southside Johnny, Yeasayer, Watson Twins

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The headliner for this week's New Album Releases has to be the return of Sade. Fans of the '80s will remember her string of hits that included “Smooth Operator,” “No Ordinary Love,” and “Sweetest Taboo.” “Ordinary Love” probably left the biggest mark for me. There was something haunting about that vocal performance. Anyway, she's been gone for 10 years and she's back with a new album Soldier Of Love. Our resident “interviewer of the stars,” Clayton Perry has a review of the album.

This next one is for our own Mr. Mark Saleski and the rest of the Springsteen fans out there: we have a “new” live album from Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes. I wouldn't be surprised to learn he was present when 1978: Live in Boston was recorded.

Indie kids will want to gather 'round for the sounds of the Watson Twins, the duo that famously backed Rilo Kiley's Jenny Lewis on her first solo album Rabbit Fur Coat and Yeasayer. I got introduced to Rilo Kiley and Jenny Lewis courtesy of Duke and you should all really go revisit his review of that album and buy yourself a couple copies if you don't have it.

With that, here's the rest of your list of releases:

Hot Chip
One Life Stand

Massive Attack

Allison Moorer

Soldier of Love

Watson Twins
Talking to You, Talking to Me

Man of the World

Future Sons & Daughters

William Albright
Scott Joplin: Complete Rags, Marches & Waltzes

Bad Company
Hard Rock Live

Big Brother & the Holding Company
The Lost Tapes

Black Cat Bones
Barbed Wire Sandwich

Kath Bloom
Thin Thin Line

A Broken Consort
Crow Autumn

Another Music in a Different Kitchen [Bonus Disc]

Different Kind of Tension [Bonus Disc]

Love Bites [Bonus Disc]

Chris Cagle
The Best of Chris Cagle

Joe "Fingers" Carr/Lou Busch
Let's Do It Again: From Honky Tonk to the Classics

Celtic Thunder
It's Entertainment

Nat King Cole and Friends
Riffin': The Decca, JATP, Keynote and Mercury Recordings

Various Artists
More Than Just A DJ: DJ Kayslay

At Play, Vol. 2

Neil Diamond
Hot August Night/NYC: Live from Madison Square Garden

Fear Factory

Vilde Frang
Sibelius: Violin Concerto; Humoresques; Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1


Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Restored, Returned

Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice, Chapter 1-13

Bernard Haitink
Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie

Bruckner: Symphony No. 9

Melora Hardin
All the Way to Mars

Another Round

Anjelah Johnson
That's How We Do It [CD/DVD]

Angelique Kidjo

Magdalena Kozena
Magdalena Kozená Sings Vivaldi

k.d. lang

Abbey Lincoln
Through the Years: 1956-2007

Lionel Loueke

The Marshall Tucker Band
Way Out West!: Live from San Francisco 1973

Alive [DVD/CD] [Bonus Tracks]

Georgia Anne Muldrow
Kings Ballad

Michael Martin Murphey
Buckaroo Blue Grass II: Riding Song

Original Soundtrack
Valentine's Day

Pantha du Prince
Black Noise

Billy Paul
Am I Black Enough for You

Eyelid Movies

Live in London

Reckless Kelly
Somewhere in Time

Dave Matthews/Tim Reynolds
Live in Las Vegas

Marc Ribot/Lucien Dubuis
Ultime Cosmos

Now and Forever

Gil Scott-Heron
I'm New Here

Secret & Whisper
Teenage Fantasy

Ravi Shankar
Rare and Glorious

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes
1978: Live in Boston

Esbjorn Svensson Trio
Retrospective: The Very Best of E.S.T

Live from Forest City Correctional Facility


Josh Turner

Abdullah Ibrahim

Daphne Willis
What To Say [Barnes & Noble Exclusive]

Odd Blood

You Say Party! We Say Die!

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