Ready to get a little bit country? This week's new music releases include the reigning country-pop princess and an A-lister posing as a Nashville star. Give them a look!
Taylor Swift, Speak Now
The lowdown: Swift proves that she's an expert storyteller on a soaring new album that's more personally revealing than ever (hence the title).
Choice tracks: "Back to December"
"Never Grow Up"
Download this album if you: Need tunes to rock out to in the car.
Various Artists, Country Strong Soundtrack
The lowdown: Actors Gwyneth Paltrow and Leighton Meester contribute vocals alongside country stars like Tim McGraw (also appearing in the movie) and Hank Williams Jr. to the soundtrack of upcoming drama Country Strong.
Choice tracks: "Country Strong"
"Words I Couldn't Say"
"Me and Tennessee"
Download this album if you: Are sweet on Paltrow's voice, in addition to being a country fan.