New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh
Wrapped in warm neo-soul textures—with funky grooves and back-in-the-day samples—this is the album fans have been waiting for since Baduizm. 
Raymond v. Raymond
The personal drama surrounding Usher’s divorce last year helps make for a juicier affair as demonstrated by songs such as the bitter ballad “Papers.” 
In the Dark
With garage rock that’s heavy on hooks, riffs and swagger, this trio continue to do the Replacements proud on tracks like “I Don’t Even Care About the One I Love.” 
Those who know Wolf only as leader of the J. Geils Band will be surprised at the nocturnal gems on this rootsy mix of soul, blues, folk and country.