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New Releases: August 2, 2005

Here’s our rundown of what’s new and noteworthy in record stores this week.

Natasha Bedingfield, Unwritten (Epic)
This blonde British bombshell has been making waves in her native U.K. since this album was released across the pond in November 2004. She is the sister of singer Daniel Bedingfield.
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Alice Cooper, Dirty Diamonds (New West)
Back from playing golf in the wilds of Arizona, a hero of ’70s pre-metal rocks out with eyeliner to spare.
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Nine Black Alps, Everything Is (Universal – Import)
Cheeky boys from Manchester relive the grunge era while singer Sam Forrest’s voice maintains a youthful sweetness that might unintentionally reveal the band’s age but never undermines their vigor. (Read more)
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The Greenhornes, East Grand Blues (V2)
The Byrds and the Kinks provide the template for the four songs on East Grand Blues and Jack White handpicked these boys from Cincinnati as touring partners. (Read more)
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