Madonna’s MDNA launches an interesting week in new releases – Katy Perry, Odd Future, Lionel Richie, Paul Weller and more.
Obviously MDNA is going to be the big album of the week but while we’re talking divas, there’s another Whitney Houston collection out today… dubbed The Collection.
And speaking of soul pop legends, Lionel Richie has new album Tuskegee, wherein he records his hits with country musicians.
The expanded Teenage Dream: The Complete Collection comes from Katy Perry with new songs and remixes, and pop-rockers All-American Rejects have their fourth album Kids In The Street.
Hip-hop troublemakers Odd Future have The OF Tape Volume 2 and UK pop-rappers Rizzle Kicks have their debut Stereo Typical.
The Modfather Paul Weller has a new album out in Sonik Kicks and US indie-pop hype act Kindness has World you Need A Change Of Mind.
Roots and blues legend Eric Bibb delivers ‘Deeper In The Well’ and Grammy-winner Esperanza Spalding offers Radio Music Society.
Indie orchestra Pink Martini and Japanese pop legend Saori Yuki team up for throwback covers 1969.
There’s a remix album from Nick Cave’s cranky old man garage rock project Grinderman, aptly dubbed Grinderman 2 RMX.
German violin sensation David Garrett has the Beethoven-heavy Legacy.
Iron Maiden deliver a double CD/DVD live in Chile titled En Vivo!, The Chemical Brothers have their live DVD Don’t Think, the BB King live CD/DVD with friends and the Triplej Hottest 100 DVD comes out today.
And finally, the soundtrack to The Lorax is also out today, as well as singles from The Cult, Timomatic, Stan Walker, Slash and more.