Simon Vozick-Levinson
December 09, 2008 AT 12:00 PM EST

Welcome to this week’s edition of EW’s New Music Roundup,aregular post highlighting the “Download This” track recommendationsfrom the latest crop of music reviews found in Entertainment Weekly.All songs are from albums that are in stores now, and most are readilyavailable via iTunes, eMusic, or similar services. Enjoy — and be sureto share with your fellow readers if you’ve got opinions on any of thefollowing albums or singles…

Brandy, Human
Genre: R&B
EW Grade: B
Download This: “The Definition”
(Check out Brandy online)

Maroon 5, Call and Response: The Remix Album
Genre: Pop
EW Grade: B+
Download This: “Goodnight Goodnight” (Deerhoof remix)
(Check out Maroon 5 online)

Common, Universal Mind Control
Genre: Hip-Hop
EW Grade: C
Download This: “Make My Day”
(Check out Common online)

Pavement, Brighten the Corners: Nicene Creedence Edition
Genre: Rock
EW Grade: A
Download This: “Harness Your Hopes”
(Check out Pavement online)

Avant, Avant
Genre: R&B
EW Grade: B
Download This: “French Pedicure”
(Check out Avant online)

Staff Web Pick of the Week:
Lily Allen’s “The Fear” video
The Brit wit skewers modern celebrity as only she can in her fun new clip, with some help from a cast of surreally-costumed dancers.
(Watch it below, or click here)

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