Shearwater, Journey Back with New Albums

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Esquire music critic Andy Langer surveys the week's new CD releases, including new records from Journey, Shearwater, Dr. John, and Weezer.

Journey's new album Revelation, available exclusively at Wal-Mart, also features yet another new lead singer: Arnel Pineda.

Weezer's third self-titled album, known by fans as "the red album," sees the band push into newer territory while also maintaining their well-known power-pop sound.

Austin, Texas' Shearwater also returns with the slow-burning and charming pop of Rook.

Big Easy legend Dr. John and his band The Lower 911 releases The City That Care Forgot, an album of New Orleans-style funk and blues.

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Rook

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Rook
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Shearwater
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Matador
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2008

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Weezer (Red Album)

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Weezer (Red Album)
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Geffen
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City That Care Forgot

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City That Care Forgot
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Dr. John and the Lower 911
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