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New Music Tuesday - January 31, 2012

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Another Tuesday means another batch a fresh new music for your listening pleasure. Former Beatle Ringo Starr has a new one this week, as do avant-pop group Hospitality and electronic post-rockers Errors. Those looking for something a little heavier today will find it in Bleeding Through’s seventh studio album of melodic metal. Want even more? Listen to the New Music Tuesday playlist and read the playlist notes on five more important new releases.

Playlist Notes

  • Lana Del Rey - Born To Die
    Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey’s full-length is finally out, after months of buzz and anticipation. Born to Die includes “Video Games,” “Blue Jeans,” and 13 new tracks for your LDR fix.

  • K’Naan - More Beautiful Than Silence
    The poignant Canadian rapper breaks a three year silence with his new EP — featuring appearances by Nas and Nelly Furtado.

  • Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
    Almost eight years since his last full-length, the veteran poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has more to give. Old Ideas marks the 45th year of Cohen’s illustrious career.

  • Imperial Teen- Feel the Sound
    San Francisco’s Imperial Teen release Feel the Sound today, their fifth studio album to date. This Merge Records release marks the band’s first since 2007’s The Hair the TV the Baby and the Band.

  • Fanfarlo - “Shiny Things”
    2012 is the year that folk-inflected UK troupe Fanfarlo will release their follow-up to debut Reservoir. The first single is “Shiny Things ” — listen now.