Zooey Deschanel Becomes World's First Competent Singing Actor

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1. She & Him, "Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward have a new folk album out in a month, and evidently it's great. We take back every mean thing we've ever said about actors. [Stereogum]

2. 50 Cent, "Paper Chaser"
In case you were wondering, 50 Cent still appreciates money. [Nah Right]

3. Papoose, "Who Shot Ya? (Uncle Murda Diss)"
God, we so would not want to be Uncle Murda right now. [Nah Right]

4. Elbow, "Grounds for Divorce"
Our favorite sad English quintet returns with more sad Englishness. Sadly, their new album will probably only be released in England. [Stereogum]

5. Jeff Tweedy, "Be Not So Fearful" (Bill Fay cover)
The Wilco leader turns in a nice cover of a track about assuaging one's guilt, probably to cheer himself up after firing all his band members or punching one of his fans at a concert or something. [Fuel Friends]