>FAITH HILL previews her next studio CD, due in early 2012, with a beautifully countrified cover of OneRepublic’s “Come Home,” which she debuted at the CMAs. $1.29 at iTunes.com.
COMMON’s sharp lyrical skills are anything but ordinary on the emo/hip-hop fusion “Blue Sky” from his ninth album, The Dreamer, The Believer, out Dec. 20; $1.29 at zune.net.
MONICA samples the Spinners’ gem “I Don’t Want to Lose You” for the moving R&B ballad “Until It’s Gone,” from her sixth CD, New Life, due in February. $0.99 at amazon.com.
JAMES MCCARTNEY does dad Paul proud with the infectious folk-tinged alt-rock of “I Only Want to Be Alone,” from The Complete EP. $1.29 at rhapsody.com.