Each Friday, we bring you reviews of 10 recently or soon-to-be released CDs done in 10 words each:
Bow Wow New Jack City II — Same old guest stars — T-Pain, Jermaine Dupri, T.I. — nothing new.
Chris Botti Chris Botti In Boston — Jazz trumpeter gets help from John Mayer, Steven Tyler, Sting.
Dailey & Vincent Brothers from Different Mothers — Award-winning bluegrass duo’s latest is heavy on the harmonies.
Metric Fantasies — Band’s first album in four years explores new pop direction.
The Hold Steady A Positive Rage —Band’s first ever live-album includes DVD documentary about tour.
George Jones A Picture of Me/Nothing Ever Hurts Me — Country legend’s single CD combines reissue of two ’70s albums.
Left Alone Left Alone — Punkers throw in splashes of ska, country on latest disc.
Indigo Girls Poseidon and the Bitter Bug — First-ever independent release from acoustic duo is double CD.
New Found Glory Not Without a Fight — Group’s sixth album continues down the same pop-punk road.
MxPx On the Cover II — 15 years after first covers album, band releases follow-up.