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Taylor Swift Aims For Pop's Throne

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Top 40 In A Summer Of Discontent

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Shovels & Rope's new album, Swimmin' Time, comes out Aug. 26. Leslie Ryan McKellar/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Swimmin' Time

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Imogen Heap's new album, Sparks, comes out Aug. 19. Jeremy Cowart/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sparks

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Sinead O'Connor's new album, I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss, comes out Aug. 12. Donal Moloney/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss

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Andrija Tokic in his East Nashville studio, The Bomb Shelter. Joshua Shoemaker/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"Crash On The Highway" by Hurray For The Riff Raff

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Jenny Lewis' new album, The Voyager, comes out July 29. Autumn de Wilde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Voyager

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Morrissey's new album, World Peace Is None Of Your Business, comes out July 15. Greg Gorman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Peace Is None Of Your Business

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Jim Lauderdale's new album, I'm A Song, comes out July 1. Scott Simontacchi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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I'm A Song

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Willie Nelson's new album, Band of Brothers, comes out June 17. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Band Of Brothers

<em>Audio for First Listens is no longer available after the album is released.</em>