Today in Music: Mmm… New Releases!

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When it comes to new releases, it’s not exactly raining donuts this week, but there are a few tasty treats out now for you to consume.

Besides The Simpsons Movie soundtrack, available now in drool-inducing Limited Edition Donut Packaging, you can finally get the domestic release of the debut by Mercury Prize nominated Bat for Lashes, the solo project of Brighton-based songwriter Natasha Khan.

You can also pick up the Kanye West-produced new album by Common, a video game soundtrack by Z-Trip, a debut from brash Glaswegian guitar rockers 1990s, the seventh full-length from Josh Rouse, and an album of covers by Shivaree, who choose love songs from “tainted” sources like Phil Spector, Rick James, and Michael Jackson. You also get an EP from Simian Mobile Disco to tide you over until their UK-released Attack Decay Sustain Release gets served up in the States.

Here are a few non-craptacular songs for you to sample:

1990s – You’re Supposed to be My Friend (MP3)

Bat for Lashes – Horse & I (MP3)

Josh Rouse – Hollywood Bassplayer (MP3)

Simian Mobile Disco – 3 Pin Dim (MP3)

Z-Trip – Doin’ It Like This (MP3)

From Bloodshot’s Old Town School Of Folk Music Song Book, Vol. 2 & 3, here is Nora O’Connor’s rendition of “Home On The Range”

Nora O’Connor – Home On The Range (MP3)

Finally, here’s Common performing “The People,” live on Leno last week:

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