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Written by John M. James   
Wednesday, 07 May 2008 02:20

ColdplayColdplay fans should seek out the latest issue of Britain's New Music Express magazine and quickly surf to the band's Web site. The May 10 issue of NME features a free bonus seven-inch single of "Violet Hill" with a non-LP B side, "A Spell a Rebel Yell," and details can be found online about securing tickets to the band's free show at the Madison Square Garden on June 23.

Glen Campbell is back on the Capitol Records imprint with his new Meet Glen Campbell album in August. Recently performing at the Coachella Festival, the legendary singer/songwriter performed a number of selections from the all-covers album, with the 72-year old putting his stamp on modern hits by Green Day, U2, and the Foo Fighters, as well as classics from the Velvet Underground and John Lennon. Highlights include two Tom Petty songs - "Angel Dream" and "Walls (Circus)" - Jackson Browne's "These Days," and the Replacements' "Sadly Beautiful." The guest list is just as intriguing, with Jason Faulkner of Jellyfish and Robin Zander of Cheap Trick.


Television Alert:


The Tonight Show with Jay Leno welcomes P.O.D. tonight and Carly Simon on Friday; The Late Show with David Letterman boasts Panic at the Disco on Thursday, N.E.R.D. on Monday, and Death Cab for Cutie on Tuesday; The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson presents Soul Coughing's Mike Doughty this evening overnight; Last Call with Carson Daly offers up The Heavy on Thursday and Ben Harper on Friday overnight; Saturday Night Live's musical guest this weekend is My Morning Jacket; and look out for Snoop Dogg guest pimpin' on this Thursday's and Friday's One Life to Live on ABC daytime.


New Releases Coming Tuesday, May 13:


10 Years - Division (Republic) featuring the single "Beautiful" and a song co-written with Dean DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots

The Bangkok Five - We Love What Kills Us (Long Live Crime) sophomore release, sung in both English and Spanish

Sarah Bettens - Shine (Cocoon) all new from the K's Choice co-founder, featuring a cover of Amy Ray's "Put It Out for Good"

A Big Yes & a small no - Jesus That Looks Terrible on You (Thorough Left) snappy, quirky, whip-smart pop-lounge collective helmed by Kevin Kendrick and his mighty vibraphone

Black Angels - Directions to See a Ghost on Us (Light In the Attic Records) featuring a bonus CD EP at select indie record shops

T Bone Burnett - Tooth of Crime (Nonesuch) his score for the Sam Shepard play

Joe Cocker - Hymn for My Soul (Fantasy) covering Bob Dylan's "Ring Them Bells," Solomon Burke's "Don't Give Up on Me," George Harrison's "Beware of the Darkness,' and The Subdudes' "One Word Peace"

Crisis in Hollywood - Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea (Financial Records) debut from Clearwater, Florida, featuring former members of The Staredown and Ask Me Later

Death Cab for Cutie - Narrow Stairs (Atlantic) featuring the eight-minute single, "I Will Possess Your Heart"

Chris Difford - The Last Temptation of Chris (Airline) all new solo album from the Squeeze co-founder

The Dirtball - Crook County (Suburban Noize) from the Chola front man, with guests Daddy-X, Big B, and Kingspade's Johnny Richter

Dosh - Wolves & Wishes (Anticon) with guests Will Oldham and Andrew Bird

Duffy - Rockferry (Mercury) domestic release of this number-one album in the UK

Jakob Dylan - Seeing Things (Starbucks/Columbia) solo debut produced by Rick Rubin

Filter - Anthems for the Damned (Pulse Recordings)

Bill Frisell - History, Mystery (Nonesuch) influenced by the artwork of surreal cartoonist Jim Woodring

The Furious Seasons - The Furious Seasons (Eskimo) debut from brothers David and Jeff Steinhart, formerly of Smart Brown Handbag and Pop Art

Amos Garrett - Get Way Back (Stony Plain) homage to Percy Mayfield, covering 11 lesser-known songs including "Never Say Naw" and "Ha Ha in the Daytime"

Health - Health/Disco (Lovepump United) remix collection with Pink Skull, Thrust Lab, Crystal Castles, Toxic Avenger, Captain Ahab, and Narctrax

Jools Holland - Best of Friends (Rhino) CD and DVD set featuring collaborations with Tom Jones, Chrissie Hynde, George Harrison, Edwin Starr, Norah Jones, Lulu, Suggs, and the Stereophonics

Emmanuel Jal - Warchild (Sonic 360/Fontana) with guests Five for Fighting

Kassin +2 - Futurismo (Luaka Bop) playful samba softness from Brazil, with guest Sean O'Hagan of the High Llamas on a few tracks

Korn - Live at Montreux (Eagle Rock) DVD filmed in 2004, featuring covers of Metallica's "One" and Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall"

Local H - 12 Angry Months (Shout! Factory)

Me First & the Gimme Gimmes - Have Another Ball (Fat Wreck) B sides from 1997's Have a Ball album

The Myriad - With Arrows, with Poise (Koch) winners of last year's MTV2 Dew Circuit Breakout

Ted Nugent - Sweden Rocks (Eagle Rock) concert recorded in 2006

Julie Ocean - Long Gone & Nearly There (Transit of Venus) Washington, DC, quartet featuring former members of Velocity Girl, Severin, and the High Back Chairs

Old 97's - Blame It on Gravity (New West)

Pendulum - In Silico (Ear Storm/Atlantic) from Australia

Bobby Previte - Set the Alarm for Monday (Palmetto) colored delicately by the vibraphone tones of Jazz Passengers co-founder Bill Ware, this creepy-cool quartet makes for the perfect imaginary David Lynch flick soundtrack

Quiet Village - Silent Movie (!K7 Records) ocean-kissing themes, chilled grinds, and dirty-detective beats from the London duo that take their name from the hip hit from Les Baxter via Martin Denny

The Ramblin' Ambassadors - Vista Cruiser Country Squire (Mint) featuring the killer guitar twang of Brent Cooper of Huevos Rancheros, these wheat-field surfers from Calgary, Ontario, freak on the beach with originals and covers of songs by The Bel-Airs, The Surftones, and The Sadies

Duke Robillard - A Swingin' Session with Duke Robillard (Stony Plain) the guitarist leans into classic big-band blues, highlighted by Ella Fitzgerald's and Count Basie's "Deed I Do" and Irving Berlin's "The Song Is Ended"

Patti Rothberg - Double Standards (Double on Tundra) this witty, melodic rock record is a bright, uplifting experience worth searching for

((sounder)) - Good Things Come & Go Like Bad Things (Volcom) ambitious music from the duo of video director Mike Aho and photographer Steve Stratton, launching an ongoing series of videos for each song in collaboration with visual artists and animators

Southern Gentleman - Valley of Fire (Leviathan) desert-road rock from commanding vocalist Eric Johns and shredder David T. Chastain

Stray from the Path - Villains (Sumerian) on tour with Sea of Treachery and American Me

The Submarines - Honeysuckle Weeks (Nettwerk) on tour later this month with Headlights

Vetiver - Thing of the Past (Gnomonsong) with guests Michael Hurley and Vashti Bunyan, this covers collection features obscurities by Ronnie Lane, Norman Greenbaum, Loudon Wainwright III, Garland Jeffreys, Ian Matthews, and Hawkwind

Victims of Circumstance - Do It Yourself (Financial Records) Tampa, Florida, pop-punk, featuring pumped-up covers of Elton John's "Daniel" and Social Distortion's "Ball & Chain"

We Are Scientists - Brain Thrust Mastery (Astralwerks)

Dennis Wilson - Pacific Ocean Blue: Legacy Edition (Epic/Caribou Legacy) expanded two-CD reissue from 1977

Young & Sexy - The Arc (Mint) soaring, groovy, space journeys and harmonized daydreams launched with a puff

various artists - Nigeria 70 (Strut) 16 tracks of lost Afrobeat heaven, collecting Nigerian underground bands and artists

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