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10 Albums We Can't Wait to Hear

The Fugees reunite, Madonna hits the dancefloor, and OutKast do ragtime: Get details on fall discs by these artists and others

Madonna
Image credit: Madonna: REUTERS/Ian Hodgson /Landov
Madonna
Image credit: Madonna: REUTERS/Ian Hodgson /Landov

Madonna

Confessions on a Dance Floor (Nov. 15)

Why is someone whose last album contained an embarrassing rap about a roomful of Pilates hotties on this list? Easy: We know better than to underestimate Madonna's ability to craft dazzling pop. Her latest album trades folktronica for high-octane, hook-savvy dance music, as evidenced by the ABBA-sampling first single, ''Hung Up,'' a throbbing blend of Giorgio Moroder, New Order, and fun-loving Ciccone youth.

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