Picks and Pans Review: Worth a Listen

UPDATED 05/28/2001 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 05/28/2001 at 01:00 AM EDT

A KNIGHT'S TALE Various Artists (Columbia) The soundtrack for Heath Ledger's hard-rocking period piece features Queen's first recording of "We Are the Champions" since Freddie Mercury's death in 1991. Brit Robbie Williams does the lead vocal honors.

SOUNDS ECLECTIC Various Artists (Palm) This compilation from Morning Becomes Eclectic, on KCRW public radio in L.A., pulls together live tracks by fans Patti Smith, Beck, Travis and Willie Nelson as well as emerging talents like Badly Drawn Boy.

CALLE 54 Various Artists (Blue Note) A rousing turn by the late Tito Puente and a breathtaking duet of "Lágrimas Negras" by Cuban maestros Bebo Valdés on piano and Cachao on bass highlight this concert film soundtrack and homage to Latin jazz.

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