Spoon Transference (Amazon)
When a band puts out a great album like Spoon did in 2007 with Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga, following it up can be tricky because the bar has been set so high.
With all the late night goings on, you may have forgotten that I promised you some good new music releases this month. But I did promise, and this week Ok Go, Ringo Starr and Vampire Weekend are here to deliver.
Well folks, 2010 is coming in with a whimper in terms of new music releases this week. But there's lots of good things on the horizon in January including new albums from Spoon, Vampire Weekend, OK Go, Cold War Kids and Ringo Starr.
Switchfoot Hello Hurricane (Amazon)
It's taken Switchfoot a little over three years to put together their seventh studio album, but it was definitely worth the wait. After the release of Oh! Gravity.
Glee The Music, Volume 1 (Amazon)
Fans of Fox's hit musical comedy series can get their hands on the first album of songs from the show starting this week.
After a lengthy hiatus, Showbizmonkeys' New Music Releases column is back, here to bring the best and the rest of music to your attention as it is released.
M. Ward Hold Time (Amazon)
Hold Time marks the return of M.
The Fray The Fray (Amazon)
The self-titled second album from The Fray is set to be released this week.