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New Albums From Brian Wilson, Giant Sand, and More

Get SPIN's take on this week's essential releases.

By: SPIN Staff // September 2, 2008

Here’s a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:

  • Theresa Andersson, Hummingbird, Go! (Basin Street)
    Swedish transplant delights as a dexterous one-woman band
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  • Brian Wilson, That Lucky Old Sun (Capitol)
    Beach Boy bard loads up the woodie for one more ride
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  • Giant Sand, proVisions (Yep Roc)
    Country sprouts quotation marks with curiously winning results
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  • Shugo Tokumaru,Exit (Almost Gold)
    Japanese multi-instrumentalist captivates with aural origami
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