Coldplay - X&Y: To borrow from a recent Pitchfork review - there is some art that you enjoy and some that you admire, but it is rare when you both enjoy and admire a work of art. I both enjoyed and admired Colplay's first album. This album is good - not great. Nothing significant acheived, but a good listen nonetheless.
Secret Machines - The Road Leads Where It's Led: New EP. Still have not given it the requisite three listens - so the jury is still out on this one. Funny that they have Led in the album title. Some of the songs are very Lep Zeppish.