New CDs from Tenacious D, the Pistol Annies, Swizz Beatz, and Barbra Streisand

New CDs from Tenacious D, the Pistol Annies, Swizz Beatz, and Barbra Streisand

New CDs from Tenacious D, the Pistol Annies, Swizz Beatz, and Barbra Streisand
  • Post-Apocalypto, the fourth album by Tenacious D, and the first in six years.
  • Walls, the 36th album by Barbra Streisand.  It’s an ‘anti-Trump,’ album, which is demonstrated in the video for the lead single, “Don’t Lie to Me”.  The title “Walls” is also a reference to Trump.   (Well, you might as well pirate this album, because Mexico isn’t going to pay for it.)
  • Negative Capability, the 21st album by Marianne Faithful.
  • FM!Vince Staples.  His guests include Earl SweatshirtJay RockTy Dolla SignKehlani, and Tyga.
  • White BroncoAction Bronson.  A$AP Rocky is on a track called “Swerve on Em”.
  • PoisonSwizz Beatz.  His guests include Lil WayneNas2 ChainzPusha TKendrick LamarJadakissStyles PFrench Montana, and Young Thug.
  • Interstate GospelPistol Annies.  This is their third album.  (You can listen to six of the tracks through their website.)
  • She Remembers EverythingRosanne Cash
  • The Southern Ground Sessions, southern rockers Blackberry Smoke.
  • six-track EP that was recorded live at Southern Ground studio in Nashville.  Five are acoustic versions of songs from their album “Find a Light”, which came out earlier this year.   There’s also a cover of Tom Petty’s You Got Lucky featuring Amanda Shires.
  • Christmas EverywhereRodney Crowell.  His first Christmas album features 12 original songs, some co-written with his daughters and granddaughters.  There are also guest appearances from Vince GillLera LynnBrennen Leigh, and poet Mary Karr.  (Check out the track “Very Merry Christmas”, here.)
  • Hey! Merry Christmas!The Mavericks.  It features eight original Christmas songs, plus a few holiday standards.
Listen to the tracks. What Do you think?