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New Music Tuesday with Ann Powers: Theo Bleckmann and Lucero

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Music critic Ann Powers joins the show to review new albums from Theo Bleckmann and Lucero.

Jazz singer and new music composer Theo Bleckmann's fourteenth album, "Hello Earth!: The Music of Kate Bush," offers intriguing takes on a Bush's iconic songs.

And the long running country-soul band, Lucero, is releasing their tenth album today called, "Women & Work." The album has been called "rowdy, old-fashioned barroom boogie rock" by Rolling Stone.


Ann Powers is a music critic and correspondent for NPR.