February 20, 2012 12:00 PM

>Just as Pop drops a new album, James McCartney is making waves on this side of the pond. The 34-year-old singer-songwriter played at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, last month before making his U.S. TV debut on The Late Show with David Letterman. His Complete EP Collection combines the indie-rock edge of Available Light with the melodicism of Close at Hand. Coproduced by his dad, cuts like “Angel” keep the family legacy intact. []

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