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Bastille - VS. (Other People’s Heartache, Pt. III)
The UK indie rock act’s latest release carries on a theme begun with the 2010 debut, this time with a more stripped down sound.
Ghostface Killah - 36 Seasons
The Wu-Tang Clan member’s lively 11th solo album features unexpected collaborations with Kool G Rap and AZ.
The Smashing Pumpkins - Monuments To An Elegy
Melodic love songs and trippy guitars abound on the band's ninth album.
J.Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive
The rapper/producer names his third album after the home where he grew up, which he was able to buy back last year after it was foreclosed upon as a kid.
Carrie Underwood - Greatest Hits Decade #1
The American Idol star’s first compilation of hits features the new single “Something in the Water.”
K. Michelle - Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart
The R&B singer-songwriter and VH1 reality star unleashes raw ballads and funky cuts.
E-40 - Sharp On All Corners: Corner 1 [Explicit]
The Bay Area rapper with tongue-twisting linguistics drops the first of what will be four new themed albums.