Dru Hill: Following the flop of Sisqo's last solo album, he's falling back on his successful group of old.

Phil Collins Testify: The first in many a year from housewives' crooner of choice.

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    Which new CD are you going to rush out to buy?

    Which new CD are you going to rush out to buy?

    • 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
Lil' Kim: Dirty rap from the female side.

Soundtrack Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: An orchestral work.

Mary J. Blige Unplugged: A chaser to her remix record of the summer.

Talib Kweli: More from the progressive hip-hopper.

Blackstreet Level II: R&B meister Teddy Riley tries to recapture his singing group's peak of "No Diggity."

TLC: Their first since the death of Lisa Lopes, though the album features her final recorded work.

Pearl Jam: The seventh studio album from the last grunge band standing.

Three Doors Down Away From the Sun: This faceless act sold 5 million records two years ago. Will anyone care this time?

Nov. 19

Soundtrack The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers: A grand symphonic accompaniment to the latest epic.

Joni Mitchell: A double disc featuring orchestral versions of her classics.

Foxy Brown: Lil' Kim's nemesis returns in the same season for a hip-hop diva catfight. Meow!

Matchbox 20: The third collection of leader Rob Thomas' reliable pop tunes.

Kenny Lattimore/Chante Moore: Idealized R&B duets.

Crazytown: The second major-label work from the hit rock-rappers.

Nas God's Son: Hip-hop's best wordsmith has an aforementioned outtakes album plus this one, a wholly new work following up one of last year's best releases.

Missy Elliott: Distaff rap's most formidable producer/writer returns to try to top her peak effort from last year.

Nov. 26

Sum 41: Canada's most popular punk band returns.

Snoop Dogg Paid the Cost to Be Da Boss: More from the man with rap's smoothest flow.

K-Ci and Jojo: The ex-Jodeci crooners return.

The Isley Brothers: Another release from the only 40-year-old R&B band still racking up hits.

Dec. 3

Keith Murray: The fourth solo album from the ex-EPMD rapper.

Dec. 10

Swizz Beats Beats Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories: The long-delayed release from the Ruff Ryders' production wiz.

Dec. 17

DMX: As reliable as mistletoe and fruitcake, this barking rapper will release his annual winter set, hoping to make those cash registers jingle.