Neon Bible The Arcade Fire's sophomore album Neon Bible heads a strong music release week in the US, followed closely by US releases of the solo albums Candylion by Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys and Yours to Keep by Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. This week's other strong recommendations are !!!'s Myth Takes, Air's Pocket Symphony, Bright Eyes' Four Winds EP, the Moaners' Blackwing Yalobusha, Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3's Sex, Food, Death and Tarantulas EP, and Son Volt's The Search. If you havren't picked up Okkervil River's Black Sheep Boy yet, Jagjaguwar has collected a "definitive edition" of the disc, adding the Black Sheep Boy Appendix EP as well as some b-sides to the original album.

What new releases are you picking up this week?

CD releases:

!!!: Myth Takes (with bonus CD) [cd]
Air: Pocket Symphony [cd]
Albert Hammond Jr.: Yours To Keep [cd]
Amon Tobin: Foley Room (with DVD) [cd]
Apostle Of Hustle: National Anthem Of Nowhere [cd]
Arcade Fire: Neon Bible [cd]
Bright Eyes: Four Winds EP [cd]
Bryan Ferry: Dylanesque [cd]
Cheeseburger: Cheeseburger [cd]
Cinematics: Strange Education [cd]
Euros Childs: Bore Da (import) [cd]
Greencards: Viridian [cd]
Grinderman: Grinderman (import) [cd]
Gruff Rhys: Candylion [cd]
Johnny Cash: Cash: Ultimate Gospel [cd]
Kaiser Chiefs: Yours Truly Angry Mob (with DVD) [cd]
Last Town Chorus: Wire Waltz [cd]
Mando Diao: Long Before Rock N Roll [cd]
Maria Taylor: Lynn Teeter Flower [cd]
Mary Chapin Carpenter: The Calling [cd]
Moaners: Blackwing Yalobusha [cd]
My Brightest Diamond: Tear It Down [cd]
Notorious BIG: Greatest Hits [cd]
Okkervil River: Black Sheep Boy: Definitive Edition [cd]
Photo Atlas: No Not Me Never [cd]
Picastro: Red Your Blues (reissue) [flac]*
Robyn Hitchcock: Sex, Food, Death and Tarantulas EP [cd]
RJD2: The Third Hand [cd]
Ry Cooder: My Name Is Buddy [cd]
Son Volt: The Search [cd]
The Stooges: The Weirdness [cd]
Thee More Shallows: History of Sports Fishing [cd]
This Is Me Smiling: This Is Me Smiling [cd]
Various Artists: High Tone Anthology: Rockin From the Roots [cd]
Various Artists: Jonny Greenwood Is the Controller [cd]
Willy Mason: If the Ocean Gets Rough [cd]
Wintersleep: Wintersleep [cd]
Wolf & Cub: Vessels [cd]


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