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New releases for the week of November 22, 2010

It's a strange week for releases thanks to Thanksgiving and (perhaps more important) Black Friday. This means all the major labels are itching to get their big names out there resulting in many albums coming out on Monday instead of the usual Tuesday. And in an even odder move Justin Bieber has a Wal-Mart exclusive My Worlds Acoustic record set to be released actually on Black Friday--a very atypical move--but Bieber can do pretty much whatever the hell he wants anyway (including an exclusive website package for the release). But of course, the teen heartthrob isn't the only superstar putting out a record just in time for the big shopping day.

Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy almost feels guaranteed to take the top spot in album sales despite heavy competition from some equally impressive artists like Ne-Yo and Nicki Minaj. Ke$ha has got her Cannibal record out--both bundled with and without her debut Animal album. While My Chemical Romance represent major label rock with Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys. On top of all that, Regina Spector puts out a live a record on CD/DVD, and Jessica Simpson wishes you a Happy Christmas. And all that is just on Monday!

It seems that indies are shooting for Tuesday still (though I can't help but wonder if stores will just stuff the shelves once). Asthmatic Kitty will put out a record by Chris Schlarb, and Ernest Jenning will put out one from Blood Warrior (which features members of O'Death). Though the full list of this week's releases are below, remember that you can look into the future on our upcoming releases page (it's getting exciting as we start to learn about forthcoming 2011 records).

Release DateArtistAlbumLabel
11/22/10Alchemist Gutter WaterDecon
Dane CookI Did My BestComedy Central
Darkwater Where Stories EndRed
Jessica Simpson Happy ChristmasPrimary Wave
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyDef Jam
Ke$ha CannibalRCA
Kevin Eubanks Zen FoodMack Avenue
Killing Joke Absolute DissentUniversal
Lloyd Banks H.F.M.2 (Hunger For More 2)G-Unit/EMI
My Chemical Romance Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous KilljoysReprise
The NationalHigh Violet (Expanded Edition)4AD
Ne-Yo Libra ScaleDef Jam
Nicki Minaj Pink FridayCash Money
PanteraCoyboys from Hell Box Set
Regina SpektorLive in LondonSire/Warner Bros
Robyn Body TalkCherry Tree
Rocky Loves EmilyAmerican Dream EPTooth and Nail
Royksopp SeniorIngrooves
11/23/10Beautiful BellsManaging DepthMoongadget
Blood WarriorBlood WarriorErnest Jenning
Chris SchlarbPsychic TempleAsthmatic Kitty
Eliza DoolittleIntroduction to Eliza DoolittleEMI
Eux AutresBroken BowBon Mots Music
Giant SandBlurry Blue MountainFire
Home VideoThe Automatic ProcessDefend Music
Into It. Over It./KojiIIOI/KOJINo Sleep Records
SonosDecember SongsbigHelium
The ComposureStrings AttachedModern Short Stories
TransferLosing Composure
11/26/10Justin BieberMy Worlds AcousticIsland

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