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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

by PopMatters Staff

7 Jul 2009


Young Galaxy
Invisible Republic
(Fontana North)
25 August 2009 (Canada)

SONG LIST
01. Long Live the Fallen World
02. Oh Sister
03. Destroyer
04. Pathos
05. Light Years
06. Disposable Times
07. Dreams
08. Queen Drum
09. Smoke and Mirror Show
10. Firestruck

Young Galaxy
“Long Live the Fallen World” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

6 Jul 2009


Pissed Jeans
King of Jeans
(Sub Pop)
Releasing: 18 August 2009 (US) / 17 August 2009 (UK)

SONG LIST
01. False Jesii Part 2
02. Half Idiot
03. Dream Smotherer
04. Pleasure Race
05. She Is Science Fiction
06. Request for Masseuse
07. Human Upskirt
08. Lip Ring
09. Spent
10. R-Rated Movie
11. Dominate Yourself
12. Goodbye (Hair)

Pissed Jeans
“False Jesii Part 2” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

6 Jul 2009


CéU
Vagarosa
(Six Degrees)
Releasing: 7 July 2009 (US/UK)

SONG LIST
01. Sobre o Amor e Seu Trabalho Silencioso
02. Cangote
03. Comadi
04. Bubuia
05. Nascente
06. Grains de Beauté
07. Vira Lata - Luíz Melodia
08. Papa
09. Ponteiro
10. Cordão da Insônia
11. Rosa Menina Rosa
12. Sonâmbulo
13. Espaçonave

CéU
“Bubuia” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

3 Jul 2009


Last Night in Montreal
by Emily St. John Mandel
(Unbridled Books)
Released: 2 June 2009 (US)

LAST NIGHT IN MONTREAL follows the intersecting lives of four people: Lilia, a twenty-something who mysteriously disappeared during childhood; Eli, who tries to hold on to her and then tries to let her go; Christopher, the private detective who remains obsessed with Lilia’s case; and Michaela, the detective’s daughter, who is as rootless as Lilia—and who knows the answers Lilia seeks. A beautifully written, almost poetic tale of loss and love, of sacrifice and abandonment, and of finding a way home, this novel is an hypnotic read, one that casts a spell.

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