Following last week's collection of worthy albums released in 2011, there's no reason not to keep pushing that thought and offer another ten new releases and two reissues to try and tie a ribbon around the year.
The self-titled label debut has not only enlisted the help of veteran T Bone Burnett as a musical director and song collaborator, but has also secured the help of some well-known country singers as guest vocalists.
The Coen brothers' film, O Brother, Where Art Thou? gathered a devoted cult following, as most of the films from the brothers will. But what no one expected was the runaway success of the soundtrack that represented the music heard on the film.