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S 30 Must-Hear Albums of 2011 Already, 2011 is shaping up to be another big year in music. To see what's in store, check out the latest on upcoming albums from 30 SPIN artists that matter, including the Strokes, the Beastie Boys, the Kills, Drake, Lady Gaga, and more! PJ HARVEYThe English songstress teamed up with longtime collaborators John Parrish and U2 producer Flood for Let England Shake, a collection of melodic tunes that tackle the vagaries of war, past and present. The record was recorded live in a Dorset, England, church - and Harvey's songs have a stomping, rhythmic vitality that was missing in her more restrained recent releases.
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