Here's a rundown of what's available online and in record stores today. Click the album title below to read the review and be sure to pick up a copy of Spin's September issue when it hits newsstands later this month.
The Silent Years, The Globe: Artfully crafted pop-rock mini-dramas that ultimately impress.
Inara George with Van Dyke Parks, An Invitation: Orchestral vet builds a delicate nest for pedigreed songbird.
Other albums out today:
Willoughby, I Know What You're Up To
More on SPIN.com:
>> Artist of the Day: The Silent Years
>> Live Silent Years Review: Pre-Lollapalooza Party Revs Up Detroit
>> Silent Years' Vibrant New Video
>> Inara George, Van Dyke Parks Live Review: 'Songs of the City' Makes for an Indie-Folk Love Fest
>> Catch the Buzz: Willoughby