All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu
Wainwright creates a beautiful intimacy with just voice, piano and some deeply personal lyrics. Best is the heartbreaker “Sad with What I Have.” 
Tears, Lies, and Alibis
As she veers toward twang after the torch of 2008’s Just a Little Lovin’, the Grammy winner keeps it raw on songs where the ache goes down deep. 
An adventurous journey into dreamy, ’60s-spiked psychedelia, the second MGMT album deserves even more kudos than 2007’s Oracular Spectacular. 
I Am What I Am
At 73, the country legend possesses an ease with himself that lends a grizzled grace to tunes such as the unapologetic title track.