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New Album Releases: 3.26.13
New CDs In Stores Today (3-26-2013)

Depeche Mode/Delta Machine (Columbia)

Stream the Depeche Mode Album here.

Dido/Girl Who Got Away (RCA)
The Strokes/Comedown Machine (RCA)
The Waterboys/An Appointment With Mr. Yeats (Proper)

     
New Catalog CDs In Stores Today (3-26-2013)

Stephen Stills/Carry On (box set)
The Strokes/The Collection

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New Music In Stores This Week
New CDs In Stores This Week (3-12-2013)
 The Airborne Toxic Event/The Secret (Island)
David Bowie/The Next Day (Columbia)
Eric Clapton/Old Sock (Surfdog)
Tegan And Sara/Closer (WB)
 
New Catalog CDs In Stores Today (3-12-2013)
Gaither Vocal Band/ICON
Marvin Gaye/Marvin Gaye & His Women
Grateful Dead/Dick’s Picks 25: 1978 – New Haven, CT
Jellyfish/Stack-A-Tracks
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles/Time Out For…
 
New Music DVDs In Stores Today (3-12-2013)
Amos Lee/Live From The Artists Den
Queen/Live At Wembley Stadium (25th Anniversary Edition)
 
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David Bowie calls Eric Clapton an old sock

It might appear Eric Clapton is displaying a self-deprecating sense of humor with his new album that's coming out March 12th.

The album, which includes two new songs written by Clapton and lots of old standards, is called "Old Sock."

Now according to an Eric Clapton fan site, he got the title from David Bowie. Earlier this year, Clapton contacted Bowie to let him know that he liked his new song, "Where Are We Now."   In response, Bowie said something like, "Thanks, you old sock," which  Clapton thought would make a great title for his new album.

So there you have it!

The album has a little bit of everthing--some reggae, some blues (a cover of Gary Moore's "Still Got the Blues), and even some old standards ("All of Me," "Goodnight Irene", and "Our Love is Here to Stay.")

Some other "old socks" appear on the album too--including Paul McCartney, Steve Winwood, and JJ Cale.

Here's the official lyric video for one of the two new songs on the album. It features Chaka Khan on backing vocals.

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