NEW MUSIC/VIDEO THIS WEEK
Tuesday May 14th, 2013
This Week's CDs Include New Music from Eve, Demi Lovato, George Strait and the Chick from ABBA
• "DEMI", the fourth album from "X Factor" judge Demi Lovato. Ordinarily I'd tell you it includes a collaboration with British "X Factor" contestant Cher Lloyd on a track called "Really Don't Care" . . . but I won't do that, since that title captures my feelings perfectly.
• "Modern Vampires Of The City", the third album from Vampire Weekend
• "Promises", the fourth album from Boxer Rebellion . . . The video for the first single, "Diamonds", is up on YouTube. You can also get six free songs by signing up to their mailing list through TheBoxerRebellion.com.
• "Secondhand Rapture", the debut album from the pop duo MS MR. You can listen to the album on SecondhandCaptures.MSMRsounds.com.
• "Lip Lock", the fourth album from Eve . . . Her guests include Snoop Dogg/Lion, Missy Elliott, Pusha T and Juicy J, Chrisette Michele, Dawn Richard from Danity Kane, and Gabe Saporta from Cobra Starship.
• "A", Agnetha Faltskog . . . This is the fifth English language album from the Swedish minx you came to know and love in ABBA.
• "Spirityouall", Bobby McFerrin . . . a spiritual album from the guy who sang "Don't Worry Be Happy". It includes the traditional song "Swing Low (Sweet Chariot)".
• "Love Will…", Trace Adkins . . . His guests include Colbie Caillat on "Watch the World End", old school artists Exile on a remake of their song "Kiss You All Over", and the Harlem Gospel Choir on the album's title track.
• "Love Is Everything", the 40th album from George Strait . . . It includes "Give It All We Got Tonight", the song other country artists have been pushing on SixtyForSixty.com. They want you to make it George's 60th #1 single, before his 61st birthday on May 18th.
• "How Mercy Looks From Here", Amy Grant . . . This is her first album of all-new material in a decade. Her guests are Sheryl Crow on the song "Deep As It Is Wide". Carole King on "Our Time Is Now", and James Taylor on "Don't Try So Hard".
• "Everybody Has A Story". A collection of spiritual songs recorded by country artists. It features Faith Hill's "You Have to Believe", Vince Gill's song "That's Who I Am", the Alison Krauss song "Help Me", and Phil Vassar's "Heaven on Earth".
• "You Don't Know Me: Rediscovering Eddy Arnold". A tribute album to the late Eddy Arnold, with covers by Bobby Bare Jr., BR5-49 singer-guitarist Chuck Mead, Frank Black, Chris Scruggs, and Herman's Hermits' singer Peter Noone.
• "One of Us Is the Killer", the fifth metalcore album from The Dillinger Escape Plan
Lindsay Lohan's "Liz & Dick" Hits DVD Today, along with the "Texas Chainsaw" Sequel
• "Cloud Atlas". . . Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugo Weaving, and Hugh Grant play multiple characters in this sci-fi movie that includes Halle as a Jewish woman in the 1930s and an old Asian man in the future, as one of her SIX parts in the movie.
• "Texas Chainsaw 3D" . . . Alexandra Daddario, the minx from the "Percy Jackson" movies stars in this direct sequel to the 1974 original "Texas Chainsaw Massacre". Rapper Trey Songz and Clint Eastwood's son Scott Eastwood are also in it.
• "Liz & Dick" . . . starring Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor in this movie about her affair with actor Richard Burton. He's played by Grant Bowler, who you may remember as Cooter on "True Blood", or as Connor on "Ugly Betty".
• "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charlie Swan III" . . . starring Charlie Sheen as a guy whose life falls apart after the woman he loves breaks things off with him. It also stars Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman.
• "3,2,1… Frankie Go Boom" . . . starring Charlie Hunnam from "Sons of Anarchy". as Frankie, a guy who's long list of humiliations by his brother now includes a sextape of Frankie's one-night stand going viral on the internet. Lizzy Caplan is the chick, Chris Noth plays her dad, and Ron Perlman plays a TRANSSEXUAL hacker trying to help.
• "Dexter: The Seventh Season" . . . a four-disc DVD set. The show's now in its eighth season, and it was recently announced that Season 8 will be its last.
• "Roseanne: The Complete Ninth Season" . . . a three-disc set of the final season.
• "That '70s Show: The Complete Series" . . . as a 24-disc box set.
• "3rd Rock from the Sun: The Complete Series" . . . as a 17-disc box set.