Soundtrack Brown Sugar: Features cuts from progressive hip-hop and soul stars Erykah Badu and Common.

GZA Legend of the Liquid Sword: A new solo work from the Wu-Tang master.

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    • Beck's "Sea Change"
    • Peter Gabriel's "Up"
    • Weezer's "The Lion and the Witch"
    • The Rolling Stones' "40 Licks"
    • Faith Hill's "Cry"
    • LL Cool J's "X"
    • Tori Amos' "Scarlet's Walk"
    • A few of them
    • None of them
Chris Rock Bring the Pain: Comedy from one of the form's last honest men.

Oct. 8

John Michael Montgomery Pictures: A country hunk returns.

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers The Last DJ: His latest work attacks greed, the record industry and other sitting ducks.

Jurassic 5 Power in Numbers: The second major-label work from one of alt hip-hop's most promising outfits.

Heather Headley This Is Who I Am: The first solo album from the star of Broadway's Aida.

Westlife World of Our Own: A newie from Ireland's answer to 'N Sync.

Sinead O'Connor Sean-Nos Nua: A collection of Irish traditional songs from one of music's most, shall we say, mercurial stars.

Oct. 15

Jeff Buckley Songs to No One 1991-92: Early, primitive tapes of the legend when he recorded with ex-Captain Beefheart guitarist Gary Lucas.

Faith Hill Cry: Will she keep up the crossover attack or shrink back to her country base?

Bon Jovi Bounce: Yet more pop rock from a hit-maker.

LL Cool J X: The longest-running hip-hop star tries to be the first to "keep it real" in middle age.

Tracy Chapman Let It Rain: More from the charisma-free folkie.

Various artists American Idol: A collection of the TV show's most popular hams.

Taproot Welcome: Promising new rock from Detroit.

Various artists Red Hot & Riot: An HIV-benefit tribute to the music of Afro-pop legend Fela Kuti, who died of AIDS.

Monica: The singer who duked it out with Brandy on "The Boy Is Mine" returns.