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by PopMatters Staff

11 Jul 2009


Jay Reatard
Watch Me Fall
(Matador)
Releasing: 18 August 2009 (US) / 17 August 2009 (UK)

SONG LIST
01 It Ain’t Gonna Save Me
02 Before I Was Caught
03 Man of Steel
04 Can’t Do It Anymore
05 Faking It
06 I’m Watching You
07 Wounded
08 Rotten Mind
09 Nothing Now
10 My Reality
11 Hang Them All
12 There Is No Sun

Jay Reatard
“It Ain’t Gonna Save Me” [MP3]
     

“Wounded” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

9 Jul 2009


Datarock
Red
(Nettwerk)
Releasing: 1 September 2009 (US) / 8 June 2009 (UK)

SONG LIST
01. The Blog
02. Give It Up
03. True Stories
04. Dance!
05. Molly
06. Do It Your Way
07. In the Red
08. Fear of Death
09. Amarillion
10. The Pretender
11. Back in the Seventies
12. Not Me
13. New Days Dawn

by PopMatters Staff

8 Jul 2009


Mayer Hawthorne
A Strange Arrangement
(Stones Throw)
Releasing: 6 October 2009 (US)

SONG LIST
01.  We Made
02.  A Strange Arrangement
03.  Just Ain’t Gonna Work Out
04.  Maybe So, Maybe No
05.  Your Easy Lovin
06.  I Wish It Would Rain
07.  Make Her Mine
08.  One Track Mind
09.  The Ills
10. Shiny & New
11. Let Me Know
12. Green Eyed Love

by PopMatters Staff

7 Jul 2009


Brendan Benson
My Old, Familiar Friend
(ATO)
Releasing: 18 August 2009 (US) / 24 August 2009 (UK)

SONG LIST
01. A Whole Lot Better
02. Eyes on the Horizon
03. Garbage Day
04. Gonowhere
05. Feel Like Taking You Home
06. You Make a Fool Out of Me
07. Poised and Ready
08. Don’t Want to Talk
09. Misery
10. Lesson Learned
11. Borrow

Brendan Benson
“Don’t Wanna Talk” [MP3]
     

“Feel Like Taking You Home”[MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

7 Jul 2009


George Strait
Twang
(MCA Nashville)
Releasing: 11 August 2009 (US) /

SONG LIST
01.  Twang - Jim Lauderdale, Kendell Marvel and Jimmy Ritchey
02.  Where Have I Been All My Life - Sherrie Austin, Will Nance and Steve Williams
03.  I Gotta Get to You - Jim Lauderdale, Jimmy Ritchey and Blaine Larsen
04.  Easy As You Go - Steve Bogard and Rick Giles
05.  Living for the Night - George Strait, Bubba Strait and Dean Dillon
06.  Same Kind of Crazy - Delbert McClinton and Gary Nicholson
07.  Out of Sight Out of Mind - George Strait and Bubba Strait
08.  Arkansas Dave - Bubba Strait
09.  The Breath You Take - Dean Dillon, Jessie Jo Dillon and Casey Beathard
10. He’s Got That Something Special - George Strait, Bubba Strait and Dean Dillon
11. Hot Grease and Zydeco - Gordon Bradberry and Tony Ramey
12. Beautiful Day for Goodbye - Doug Johnson and Pat Bunch
13. El Rey - Jose Alfredo Jimenez

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