So Far Gone
As anticipation builds for his debut album, due early next year, the breakout hip-hopper drops an EP featuring the hits "Best I Ever Had" and "Successful," and the soulful, soul-baring "Fear."
Draw the Line
The British singer-songwriter returns with his folk-tinged tunes and Dylanesque vocals. While Gray is still good for a rainy-day mood, few songs really stick with you.
Led by the fist-pumping hit "Uprising," Muse's latest starts strongly, but the alt-rockers end up succumbing to histrionics, including a three-part "symphony."
You can't knock Kid Rock's ex-deejay for "Smile," the infectiously upbeat single. But the rest of Happy Hour would go down better after a few 2-for-1's.