In Stores Now: ‘Queen Of The Damned,’ Doobies & More

Albums from Beatnuts, Cars, Elvis Costello, Doors also out this week.

While mainstream listeners and Anne Rice obsessives try to sink their teeth into the “Queen of the Damned” soundtrack that comes out Tuesday, New York alt-pop haven Other Music will be serving up Lambchop’s Is a Woman (Merge) as their dish of choice. The best thing about this week’s modest release menu is that it leaves more room for dessert.

Out Tuesday, February 19:

  • Beatnuts – Best Of (Loud)
  • Boards of Canada – Geogaddi (Warp)
  • The Cars – Complete Greatest Hits (Rhino)
  • Elvis Costello – Blood & Chocolate (Rhino)
  • Elvis Costello – Brutal Youth (Rhino)
  • Elvis Costello – This Year’s Model (Rhino)
  • Dakota Moon – Place to Land (Elektra)
  • Dimitri From Paris – After the Playboy Mansion (Astralwerks)
  • Doobie Brothers – Doobie’s Choice (Rhino)
  • The Doors – Bright Midnight Live in America (Rhino)
  • Luminous – Luminous (Bleep)
  • Mountain Goats – All Hail West Texas (Emperor Jones)
  • Joey Ramone – Don’t Worry About Me (Sanctuary)
  • Various artists – The Concert for New York City (Elektra)
  • Various artists – Definitive Jux Presents 2 (Def Jux)
  • Various artists – “Queen of the Damned” soundtrack (Warner Bros.)

Coming soon (dates subject to change)

February 26:

  • Cher – Living Proof (Reprise)
  • Gorillaz – G-Sides (Virgin)
  • Injected – Burn It Black (Island/Def Jam)
  • Norah Jones – Come Away With Me (Blue Note)
  • Montell Jordan – Montell Jordan (Island/Def Jam)
  • Lisa Loeb – Cake and Pie (Interscope)
  • Kylie Minogue – Fever (Capitol)
  • Alanis Morissette – Under Rug Swept (Maverick)
  • Phantom Planet – Guest (Epic/Sony)
  • X-ecutioners – Built From Scratch (Loud)

March 5:

  • Brandy – Full Moon (Atlantic)
  • Natalie Imbruglia – White Lilies Island (RCA)
  • Indigo Girls – Become You (Epic/Sony)

March 12:

  • B2K – B2K (Epic/Sony)
  • The Corrs – VH1 Presents the Corrs Live in Dublin (Atlantic)
  • Destiny’s Child – This is the Remix (Columbia)
  • Eels – Souljacker (DreamWorks)

March 19:


  • Alice Cooper – Welcome to My Nightmare (Expanded) (Atlantic)
  • Grateful Dead – Postcards of the Hanging (Arista)
  • PPK – Resurrection (Tommy Boy)
  • Simple Plan – No Helmets, No Pads … Just Balls (Atlantic)
  • Patti Smith – Land (Arista)

March 26:


  • Celine Dion – A New Day Has Come (Epic/Sony)
  • Jay-Z and R. Kelly – The Best of Both Worlds (Island/Def Jam)
  • Project Pat – Layin’ the Smack Down (Loud)