Picks and Pans Review: Quick Cuts

updated 06/22/2009 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/22/2009 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>RHETT MILLER Rhett Miller There's an unassuming appeal to the fourth solo effort from the Old 97's frontman, who keeps pop-rock charmers like "Caroline" short and simple. But there's no shortage of catchiness and even a little cheekiness.

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KASABIAN West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum Like its title, the third album from these Brit alt-rockers meanders a bit. Still, there are some standouts—such as the anthemic "Where Did All the Love Go?"—along this psychedelic-tinged trip.

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TEENA MARIE Congo Square Thirty years after her first album, Lady T is still proving that soul knows no color. Her latest is a sultry, sophisticated mix of R&B, funk and jazz. Best is "Can't Last a Day," her lush duet with Faith Evans.

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MITCHEL MUSSO Mitchel Musso Respectable but unremarkable, the debut from this Hannah Montana actor may give one new appreciation for Miley Cyrus's musical chops. Even so, there is enough here to keep his tween fans happy.

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