EW's New Music Roundup: Robin Thicke, Jenny Lewis, Fleet Foxes, and more

Lewisthicke_lWelcome to this week’s edition of EW’s New Music Roundup,a regular post highlighting the "Download This" track recommendationsfrom the latest crop of music reviews found in Entertainment Weekly.All songs are from albums that are in stores now, and most are readilyavailable via iTunes, eMusic, or similar services. Enjoy — and pleaseshare any feedback you may have…

Robin Thicke, Something Else
Genre: R&B
EW Grade: B+
Download This: "Something Else"
(Check out Robin Thicke online)

Jenny Lewis, Acid Tongue
Genre: Rock
EW Grade: A–
Download This: "Pretty Bird"
(Check out Jenny Lewis online)

Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Hudson
Genre: R&B
EW Grade: B–
Download This: "Pocketbook"
(Check out Jennifer Hudson online)

Ben Folds, Way to Normal
Genre: Rock
EW Grade: B+
Download This: "You Don’t Know Me"
(Check out Ben Folds online)

More EW recommendations, including Fleet Foxes and Tom Morello, after the jump…

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Mercury Rev, Snowflake Midnight
Genre: Rock
EW Grade: B
Download This: "Senses on Fire"
(Check out Mercury Rev online)

Taj Mahal, Maestro
Genre: Blues/World
EW Grade: B+
Download This: "Zanzibar"
(Check out Taj Mahal online)

Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman, The Fabled City
Genre: Folk Rock
EW Grade: A–
Download This: "Gone Like Rain"
(Check out Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman online)

Murs, Murs for President
Genre: Rap
EW Grade: B
Download This: "Can It Be"
(Check out Murs online)

Jack’s Mannequin, The Glass Passenger
Genre: Rock
EW Grade: C+
Download This: "The Resolution"
(Check out Jack’s Mannequin online)

Staff Web Pick of the Week:
Fleet Foxes’ "He Doesn’t Know Why" video
Theindie-folk wunderkinds’ new clip costars some charismatic livestock,disproving once and for all the old adage about the wisdom of allowingFoxes into one’s farm buildings.
(Watch it online)

Comments (5 total) Add your comment
  • Dawn

    No review of the new Joshua Radin album, Simple Times???

  • Josh

    Joshua Radin’s Simple Times is a great album. Definitely very enjoyable. I love the new Ben Folds. Jack’s Mannequin will get better on multiple listens and I can’t get enough of the Jenny Lewis album. It has so many layers.

  • Josh

    Joshua Radin’s Simple Times is a great album. Definitely very enjoyable. I love the new Ben Folds. Jack’s Mannequin will get better on multiple listens and I can’t get enough of the Jenny Lewis album. It has so many layers.

  • Nix

    If there is some Joshua Radin fansite that is telling people to go commentblast this post I am so going to stop liking him.

  • thad

    Robin Thicke – yuk! Just heard it. Maybe you should give it a second listen, no better not. Give me something else.

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