In this week's slate of Rolling Stone reviews, Jody Rosen pans Madonna's "dashed off" new single "Give Me All Your Luvin'," on which the pop icon comes off like "a stressed-out party host" desperate to show her guests, M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj, a good time. Also, Will Hermes says that Paul McCartney's new covers album finds the former Beatle "transforming influences rather than mirroring them," and Joe Gross raves about Sharon Van Etten's breakthrough record Tramp, which he says "plays like a female version of Beck's Sea Change."
Paul McCartney - Kisses on the Bottom
Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
Of Montreal - Paralytic Stalks
Die Antwoord - Ten$ion
Ben Kweller - Go Fly A Kite
Lindstrøm - Six Cups of Rebel
The Fray - Scars and Stories
Dierks Bentley - Home
The Doors - L.A. Woman (40th Anniversary Edition)
Madonna featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. "Give Me All Your Luvin'"
M.I.A. "Bad Girls"
Jack White "Love Interruption"
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