The pop legend returns! Plus, a couple of notable rock and country releases.

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Barbra Streisand, Back to Brooklyn
Pop
* * * stars out of four

Hometown girl flees, makes good, returns in triumph decades later but with high notes missing (and few caring). That rich journey is captured on this souvenir from Babs' 2012 Brooklyn shows, which featured Chris Botti, son Jason Gould and Il Volo. -- Jerry Shriver

Download: Didn't We, The Way We Were, That Face, Here's to Life

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Cheap Time, Exit Smiles
Rock
* * *

The Nashville trio's fourth studio album charms with a winning blend of smooth production, sturdy melodies and glistening psychedelia, but luckily singer/guitarist Jeffrey Novak knows that punk snarl and abandon make the garage a lot more enticing. -- Edna Gundersen

Download: Exit Smiles, Kill the Light, Country and City

Danielle Bradbery, Danielle Bradbery
Country
* * 1/2

Even fictional female singers like Nashville's Juliette Barnes have real depth in their songs. So the wild boys and endless summers of The Voice winner's debut make her sound like, well, the 17-year-old she is. Which is a perfectly fine place to start. -- Brian Mansfield

Download:The Heart of Dixie, Daughter of a Workin' Man

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