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New Reviews: Bjork's 'Biophilia' Echoes Natural Phenomena

Also: Stream new music by Erasure, Evanescence, Ryan Adams and Taio Cruz

October 11, 2011 10:50 AM ET
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Björk, 'Biophilia'
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In this week's slate of Rolling Stone reviews, David Fricke raves about Björk's latest album, Biophilia, a multi-media project full of "eerie details" in which "human desires and foibles echo natural phenomena." Also, Will Hermes digs the "beautifully weary" tunes on Ryan Adams' new record, Ashes and Fire, and Nick Catucci pans the overly formulaic third album from Evanescence.

ALBUMS

Björk - Biophilia (stream one song)

Ryan Adams - Ashes and Fire (stream one song)

Evanescence - Evanescence (stream one song)

Erasure - Tomorrow's World (stream one song)

SONGS

Tiao Cruz "Hangover" (stream)

Olivia Tremor Control "The Game You Play Is in Your Head, Parts 1, 2 & 3" (stream)

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