Julia Fordham – Concrete Love

Comeback album from early Dido prototype


Horror story set among the trenches of the First World War

40 Days & 40 Nights

Josh Hartnett again displays his unerring knack for atrocious career choices in this low-brow, lacklustre sex comedy from the sadly-declined Heathers director. Falling for a cutie he meets at the laundromat, horny Josh swears off copulation. On hearing this, countless honeys throw themselves at him, naturally. Comedy and sex don't gel: here's proof.

Child’s Play

Truffaut's genre-defining masterpiece of childhood alienation

Gorillaz Phase One—Celebrity Take Down

Forget CDs, this is how Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's bloodless multimedia project was always meant to be experienced: as a fancy interactive DVD stuffed with videos, storyboards, short animations, a documentary and plenty of hidden gimmicks that only resourceful 11-year-olds can locate. Extensive foraging suggests, however, that Albarn's soul is still nowhere to be found.

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band – Live—1975-85

The Boss' "Rambo" period on three CDs

Jethro Tull

Remastered CD reissues of Lancastrian rockers

Thelonious Monk

Piano eccentricities from jazz maverick

Tom Paxton – Looking For The Moon

Surprisingly enjoyable album from Greenwich Village folk veteran

Venetian Snares – Winter In The Belly Of A Snake

Vaguely upsetting Toronto electronica

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