Various Artists: Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac (Hear) 

Tribute albums can be a mixed bag, but this new release is filled with more hits than misses. What can you expect when you pair such top-notch material—drawn pretty much from throughout the band's career—with creative interpreters such as Marianne Faithfull, Antony Hegarty, Lykke Li, Craig Wedren and St. Vincent?

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This has many familiar names, and some less so, allowing for the occasional discovery. Probably the big find is blues-belter Trixie Whitley, the 25-year-old daughter of the late Chris Whitley and a member of Daniel Lanois' Black Dub. She contributes an amazing slow-burn interpretation of "Before the Beginning."

Another surprise is the appearance of ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons on a turbo-charged version of the blues stomper "Oh Well," a Peter Green composition with which Fleetwood Mac had a major hit in 1969. Lee Ranaldo and J Mascis bring a noisy avant-garde flavor to the psychedelic British folk of "Albatross."

Many listeners will be drawn to covers of classics from the Buckingham-Nicks era of the band. Most notably, Gardens and Villa take on "Gyspy," while The Kills tackle "Dreams." The most-daring revision is a cheerful, summery "Rhiannon" by Best Coast. Karen Elson, however, doesn't bring much new to "Gold Dust Woman."

The New Pornographers take their signature brand of pop-rock smarts to "Think About Me," and their robust multi-part vocal harmonies do the song justice. Speaking of great voices, Hegarty lends his to a melancholy "Landslide," which is sexy and demure at the same time.

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