New Tunage! – This week there is a lot of stuff that is pretty good. Nothing is great, but some of it (Sheryl Crow, Bloodhound Gang, Gretchen Peters) are pretty good! Plus, the Neil Young is almost brilliant!! (Almost)!!

The 69 Eyes Devils (456 Enterprises)
Abandoned Pools Armed to the Teeth (Universal)
Ryan Adams & the Cardinals Jacksonville City Nights (Mercury Nashville)
Ashton Allen Dewdrops (High Wire Music)
Rusty Anderson (Paul McCartney guitarist) Undressing Underwater (guests Paul McCartney, Stewart Copeland and more) (Surf Dog)
B-Legit Block Movement (two CDs) (SMC)
Jello Biafra and the Melvins Sieg Howdy (Alternative Tentacles)
Eric Bibb A Ship Called Love (Telarc)
Big Star In Space (new album) (Rykodisc)
Biology Making Moves (Vagrant)
Bizzy Bone Speaking in Tongues (845 Entertainment)
Black My Heart Before the Devil and The Fuck Hearts EP (Eulogy)
Blackalicious The Craft (guests George Clinton, Floetry, Lateef and Lyrics Born) (Epitaph)
Bloodhound Gang Hefty Fine (Geffen)
Bone a Fide Soul Lounge (Heads Up)
Toni Braxton Libra (Universal Motown)
Junior Brown The Austin Experience (Telarc)
Bump J Nothing to Lose (w/songs produced by Kanye West and one featuring Rick James) (Atlantic)
Calla Collisions (Beggars Banquet)
Bruce Campbell Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way (Rykodisc)
Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard guitarist) Two Sides of If (Sanctuary)
James Carter, Cyrus Chestnut, Reginald Veal and Ali Jackson Gold Sounds (Brown Brothers)
The Casanovas The Casanovas (IRock Entertainment)
Ray Cash C.O.D. (Cash on Delivery) (Columbia)
Tom Chapin Some Assembly Required (Razor & Tie)
Craig Chaquico Holiday (Higher Octave)
Bill Charlap and Sandy Stewart Love Is Here to Stay (duet album of standards from mother/son team) (Blue Note)
Cher The Farewell Tour (UMD format) (Image)
Cherish the Ladies Woman of the House (Rounder)
Cherryholmes Cherryholmes (Skaggs Family)
Bruce Cockburn Speechless (instrumental album) (Rounder)
Code Red All Aboard (Toucan Cove)
Milton Creagh Spoken (Thump)
Criteria En Garde (reissue of 2003 debut album) (Saddle Creek)
Sheryl Crow Wildflower (Deluxe Edition available same day) (Interscope)
Carlene Davis Rock Me Jesus (VP)
Default One Thing Remains (TVT)
The Detroit Cobras Baby (enhanced CD; includes import-only EP plus new R&B covers album; w/songs by Isaac Hayes, Bobby Womack and more) (Bloodshot)
Dion Bronx in Blue (Orchard)
DJ Jazzy Jeff The Soul Mixtape (Groovin)
The East Village Opera Company (performs rock versions of classic opera) The East Village Opera Company (Decca)
Michael Feinstein with George Shearing Hopeless Romantics (Concord)
RenÈe Fleming Sacred Songs (Decca)
Freeway Free at Last (Def Jam)
Lafayette Gilchrist Toward the Shining Path (Hyena)
Grace Gale A Few Easy Steps to Secure Heli-Camel Safety (Blackout!)
Grandaddy Excerpts from the Diary of Todd Zilla EP (V2)
Gryphon Crossing the Styles (two CDs) (Sanctuary)
H.I.M. Dark Light (Sire)
Zac Harmon The Blues According to Zachariah (Bluestone)
The High Strung Moxie Bravo (Future Farmer)
HIM Dark Light (Sire)
Hinder Extreme Behavior (Universal)
Hogg Boss It’s All Boss (Avatar)
I Am the Avalanche I Am the Avalanche (Drive-Thru)
I Nine Live EP (J Records)
The Ike Reilly Assassination Junkie Faithful (Rock Ridge)
Ill NiÒo One Nation Underground (Roadrunner)
Index Case Index Case (Platform Group)
India.Arie Music in High Places: Live in Brazil (UMD format) (Image)
Jo Jo Gunne Big Chain (first album since 1972 w/all original members; includes new songs plus re-recorded versions of songs from their first album) (Blue Hand/Select-O-Hits)
The Joggers With a Cape and a Cane (StarTime International)
Jonas Brothers Jonas Brothers (Columbia)
King Britt Late Night with (mix CD of originals and remixes) (Swank)
Curt Kirkwood (of Meat Puppets) Snow (Little Dog)
KTU 8 Armed Monkey (w/members of King Crimson) (Thirsty Ear)
Last Target One Shot, One Kill (BYO)
Bettye LaVette I’ve Got My Own Hell to Raise (Epitaph)
Ramsey Lewis With One Voice (Narada)
Lil’ Kim Naked Truth (Atlantic)
LMS London to Paris (VP)
Logh A Sunset Panorama (Hydra Head)
Mack 10 Hustla’s Handbook (Capitol)
Tiger Mansurian String Quartets (ECM)
Kathy Mattea Right Out of Nowhere (Narada)
Joe McBride Texas Hold ‘Em (Heads Up)
Brian McDade Love Bayou (OTN)
Brad Mehldau Trio Day Is Done (Nonesuch)
Idina Menzel Still I Can’t Be Still (Hollywood)
Mercy Me The Christmas Sessions (Epic/INO)
Mommy and Daddy Duel at Dawn (Kanine)
Morcheeba The Antidote (Echo)
Alanis Morissette Music in High Places: Live in the Navajo Nation (UMD format) (Image)
Mr. Criminal Sounds of Crime (Thump)
Mark Murphy Once to Every Heart (Verve)
My Ruin The Brutal Language (Rovena/33rd Street/Bayside)
Neuraxis Trilateral Progression (Willowtip)
New Black Time Attack (Thick)
Jon Nicholson A Lil Sump’m Sump’m (Warner Bros.)
Ric Ocasek Nexterday (guests Darryl Jenifer of Bad Brains and ex-Cars’ Greg Hawkes) (Sanctuary)
PJ Olsson Beautifully Insane (Brash Music)
Orange Sky Upstairs (CD/DVD combo) (Granite)
Ozzy Osbourne Under Covers (covers album; part of box set) (Epic)
Sean Paul The Trinity (Atlantic)
Houston Person All Soul (HighNote)
Regis Philbin The Christmas Album (Hollywood)
Plastic Noise Experience Noised (Van Richter)
Robert Pollard Music for Bubble EP (Fading Captain)
Praxis Profanation: Preparation for a Coming Darkness (Sanctuary)
Ramallah Kill a Celebrity (Thorp)
Reatards Not Fucked Enough (Empty)
Diane Reeves Good Night, and Good Luck (soundtrack) (Concord)
Revelation Theory Truth Is Currency (Idol Roc Entertainment)
Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys Dominos (Rounder)
Carmen Rizzo The Lost Art of the Idle Moment (w/guests Esthero, Grant Lee Phillips and Ladybug Mecca of Digable Planets) (The LAB)
Wallace Roney Mystikal (HighNote)
Boz Scaggs Fade Into Light (DualDisc; previously released in Japan only; includes acoustic versions of hits plus new songs) (Virgin)
SeÒor Coconut Presents Coconut FM (Essay)
Anoushka Shankar (daughter of Ravi) Rise (Angel)
Sharissa Every Beat of My Heart (guests R. Kelly, Wyclef Jean, the Game and more) (Virgin)
Shimmer Shimmer (Cake)
Si*SÈ More Shine (MOB)
Smile Empty Soul Anxiety (Lava/Atlantic)
Spin Doctors Nice Talking to Me (first new studio album in 11 years w/original lineup) (Ruff Nation/Universal)
Supergrass Road to Rouen (Capitol)
Three 6 Mafia The Known Unknowns (Columbia)
Trio Mediaeval Stella Maris (ECM)
Twelve Girls Band Romantic Energy (Domo)
U-God (of Wu-Tang Clan) Mr. Xcitement (Free Agency)
Weather Calling Up My Bad Side (Cake)
David Wilcox Out Beyond Ideas (W.A.R.?)
Gerald Wilson In My Time (Mack Avenue)
Gretchen Wilson All Jacked Up (guest Merle Haggard and others) (Epic)
Wolf Parade Apologies to the Queen Mary (Sub Pop)
Yo Gotti Back to the Basics (TVT)
Neil Young Prairie Wind (CD/DVD combo) (Reprise)
VA Back Against the Wall (two CDs; Pink Floyd tribute w/members of Yes, Jethro Tull and more) (Purple Pyramid/Cleopatra)
VA Christmas Classics Remixed (Capitol/EMI)
VA Da-Nang (w/Thievery Corporation, Bebel Gilberto, Wax Poetic and more) (Quango)
VA ESPN Arena Anthems (Hollywood)
VA Indy 500 Sampler (Indianola)
VA Suicide Girls: A Black Heart Retrospective (Epitaph)
VA Taste of Chaos (DVD same day; live performances from the Used, My Chemical Romance, Killswitch Engage and more) (Image)
OST An Unfinished Life (Robert Redford/Jennifer Lopez movie; score by Christopher Young w/13 bonus tracks not included in the film) (Shout! Factory)
OST An Unfinished Life (score by Deborah Lurie) (VarËse Sarabande)
OST Grey’s Anatomy (ABC TV show) (Hollywood)
OST Las Vegas (soundtrack to NBC TV show; w/songs by Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, Stereophonics, Fatboy Slim and more) (Treadstone)
OST Serenity (score by David Newman) (VarËse Sarabande)
OST The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (live-action adaptation of C.S. Lewis classic; w/Christian artists) (EMI CMG)
OST The Greatest Game Ever Played (score by Brian Tyler) (Hollywood)
OST Veronica Mars (UPN TV show; w/songs by the Dandy Warhols, Stereophonics, Mike Doughty and more) (Nettwerk)
DVD Bouncing Souls Live at the Glasshouse (Kung Fu)
DVD The Sun Blame It on the Youth (full-length album released as DVD only; includes video for each song and links to audio downloads) (Warner Bros.)
DVD Keith Urban Livin’ Right Now (live 2004 Los Angeles performances) (Capitol Nashville)
SACD Roger Waters Ca Ira (two SACDs w/bonus DVD; opera about the French Revolution) (Sony BMG Masterworks/Columbia)