New Tunage – The best CD this week is the Sammy Hagar, and the Dido is great too!! Enjoy!!

New CD Releases, November 18th: Beyonce, Nickelback, David Cook, Il Divo, Dido and Sammy Hagar.
Beyonce “I Am … Sasha Fierce” (Columbia)
The R&B/pop superstar bounces back into the spotlight with the release of an ambitious double album. The first disc in the set reportedly will be titled “I am … ,” while the second CD will carry the name “Sasha Fierce.”
In a statement, Beyonce said “I Am …” features songs about who she is underneath all the makeup, the lights and the exciting star drama.
She goes on to say that “Sasha Fierce” represents her alter ego, who is fun, sensual, aggressive, outspoken and glamorous–a side of her that comes out when she is working and on the stage.
“I am … Sasha Fierce” is Beyonce’s third studio album, following 2006’s mega-smash “B’Day.” The former Destiny’s Child star is expected to conduct a lengthy world tour next year in support of the new set.
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Nickelback “Dark Horse” (Roadrunner)
The Canadian rockers are back with their sixth studio album, which follows 2005’s “All the Right Reasons.” The new set features the single “Gotta Be Somebody.”
“Dark Horse” was co-produced by the band and Mutt Lange, the legendary studio wiz who has helped score hits for Def Leppard, AC/DC and many others. The group recorded earlier this year in vocalist/guitarist Chad Kroeger’s converted barn studio in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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David Cook “David Cook” (RCA)
One week after the release of the self-titled debut record by his main competitor–2008 “American Idol” runner-up, David Archuleta–“AI” champ David Cook drops his own eponymous debut.
“David Cook” was produced by Grammy-winner Rob Cavallo (Kid Rock, Green Day) and features 13 tracks, nine of which Cook co-wrote with such veteran songwriters as Chris Cornell and Brian Howes. The record’s first single, “Light On,” was co-written by Cook and Cornell.
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Il Divo “The Promise” (Sony)
The international superstar vocalists return to set the mood with another batch of romantic pop/opera songs. “The Promise” follows 2006’s worldwide best-seller “Siempre”
The vocal quartet, formed by “American Idol” judge Simon Cowell and featuring singers Carlos Marin, Urs Buhler, David Miller and Sebastien Izambard, has sold more than 22 million albums since first breaking onto the scene with its 2004 self-titled release.
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Dido “Safe Trip Home” (Arista)
The British vocalist gives fans her third album, and her first since 2003’s “Life for Rent.” “Safe Trip Home” features collaborations with such stars as Brian Eno, Mick Fleetwood and Citizen Cope.
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More new releases:
Above & Beyond, “Anjunabeats Vol. 6” (Ultra)
Ricardo Arjona, “Quinto Piso” (Warner Bros.)
Belle & Sebastian, “The BBC Sessions” (Matador)
Zac Brown, “The Foundation” (Atlantic)
Miley Cyrus, “Breakout Platinum Edition” (Hollywood)
The Doors, “Live at The Matrix” (Rhino)
Sammy Hagar, “Cosmic Universal Fashion” (Roadrunner)
Randy Houser, “Anything Goes” (Universal)
Ricky Martin, “17” (Epic)
Mudvayne, “The New Game” (Epic)
Laura Pausini, “Primavera Anticipada” (Warner Bros.)
The Priests, “The Priests” (RCA)
Blake Shelton, “Startin’ Fires” (Reprise)
Rod Stewart, “The Definitive Rod Stewart” (Rhino)