New Music Releases: Week of November 24, 2014 (Thanksgiving edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar,

Is your home going to be overrun by relatives this Thanksgiving weekend?

Do not worry because this week’s New Music Releases has tunes that satisfy even the pickiest of music listeners!

David Guetta Listen album cover

David Guetta’s sixth studio album shows that he remains one of the main players in the EDM universe. (Album cover property of What A Music & Parlophone Records)


Listen by David Guetta

It has been three years since David Guetta released his massive CD: Nothin’ But the Beat! Now, the French DJ-music maker has unleashed his sixth studio album for the world to enjoy! Returning to the party are frequent collaborators Sia, Nicki Minaj and Giorgio Tuinfort, while a diverse group of first timers including Emeli Sande, the Script, John Legend and Ryan Tedder make their presence known throughout the album’s 18 tracks. Listen contains some of Mr. Guetta’s finest production work and a ton of sick beats. Welcome back, Mr. Guetta! The music world has missed you! A

Tracks to Download: “Dangerous,” “What I Did For Love,” “Goodbye My Friend,” “Listen” & “Bang My Head”

Globalization by Pitbull

Sure, Mr. 305 hosted the American Music Awards twice! But, he has FALLEN FLAT in the recording department! Globalization does have several memorable tunes…but at the same time, it is just rehashing old classic elements of 80s pop! While Chris Brown, John Ryan, Ne-Yo and Jennifer Lopez tried to save this album with their vocal cameos, it is just a complete mess! D+

Tracks to Download: “Fun,” “Fireball” & “Time of Our Lives”


Beyonce Platinum Edition review

Beyoncé recruited Pharrell Williams, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West and her husband to record remixes for the platinum edition of her self-titled album! (Album cover property of Parkwood Entertainment & Columbia Records)

BEYONCE (Platinum Edition) [More] by Beyoncé

Last year, Beyoncé surprised her fans and the music world when she suddenly released her self-titled album onto the Internet! It was pandemonium everywhere as the “Crazy in Love” singer sold 5,000,000 copies of her album, countless digital copies and went on two sold out would tours. One year later, Mrs. Carter dropped the Platinum Edition of Beyoncé that features remixes of her biggest hits and footage from her highly successful Mrs. Carter World Tour. This is a terrific gift for the Beyoncé fan in your life! A-

Tracks to Download: “7/11,” “Flawless Remix” & “Blow Remix”

Wait for Me” by David Cook

One of Kansas City’s favorite sons has released a new single! American Idol: Season Eight winner and two-time New Music Awards winner David Cook’s latest single is a powerful guitar-laced track that has superb lyrics. Another fantastic feature is David’s impeccable rock vocals that will entice the listener to replay this song over and over again! Congrats, David! “Wait for Me” is my Song of the Week!

All of the videos that are sprinkled throughout the article are properties of the artists and their respective record labels!





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