New Music Tuesday – Ben Harper, Danger Mouse, Moby And More
It's Tuesday and the new stuff is on the shelves. Get it while it's hot.
--"Give Till It's Gone", Ben Harper - Beatles legend Ringo Starr co-wrote and played drums on two tracks: "Spilling Faith" and "Get There from Here". Jackson Browne appears on the song "Pray That Our Love Sees the Dawn".
--"Rome", Danger Mouse (of Gnarls Barkley) & (male Italian composer) Daniele Luppi - The album took five years to make . . . and the music was inspired by the music in spaghetti westerns. You can give it a listen, here.
--"Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray", Seether
--"Destroyed", Moby (--He's described the sound on the album as, quote,
"broken down melodic electronic music for empty cities at 2:00 A.M.")
--"The Way It Was", Parachute - Check out "Something to Believe In (Jeremiah)", here.
--"Feel It Break", Austra - check them out, hit up their MySpace, here.
--"Michael Grimm", Michael Grimm . . . a.k.a. the winner the fifth season of "America's Got Talent". - "Gasoline and Matches" features Heart's Ann Wilson.
--"Ramble at the Ryman", Levon Helm of The Band
--"Il Volo", Il Volo - The band name means "in flight," and they are three teenage boys who won an Italian talent show called "Ti Lascio Una Canzone" . . . or in English, "Leavin' You A Song".
-There are three English tracks, but the other 10 are all in Italian. You can give them a listen, here. And yes, the songs in English are the ones with English titles.
--"Beauty and the Beat: 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition", The Go-Go's
--The soundtrack to "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides".
--"Kidz Bop Sings Monster Ballads", Kidz Bop Kids The tracks include "Every Rose has a Thorn", "Heaven", "Home Sweet Home", "I Remember You", "Don't Know What You Got (Til It's Gone)", "The Flame", and "Is This Love".
--"PL3dge", Killer Mike - His guests include Young Jeezy, T.I., Big Boi, Twista and Gucci Mane.
--"Too Cool to Care", New Boyz - Their guests include Chris Brown, Tyga and Big Sean.