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Nick Bollinger reviews an atypical set of hip-hop/R&B from Frank Ocean; a presidential election commentary from Ry Cooder; and the re-release of a lost Polynesian pop classic from Jay Epae.

Music details

Channel OrangeArtist: Frank Ocean
Song: Thinkin’ ‘Bout You
Composer: Ocean/Taylor
Song: Sweet Life
Composer: Ocean/Williams
Artist: Super Rich Kids
Composer: Ocean/Hammond/Ho/Kgosistile/Robinson/Rooney
Songs: Pyramids, Crack Rock, Forrest Gump
Composer: Ocean/Ho
Song: Bad Religion
Composer: Ocean/Neuble
Album: Channel Orange
Label: Island/Def Jam

Ry Cooder Election SpecialArtist: Ry Cooder
Songs: Going To Tampa, Mutt Romney Blues, Brother Is Gone, The Wall Street Part Of Town, Cold Cold Feeling, Take Your Hands Off It
Composer: Cooder
Album: Election Special
Label: Nonesuch/Perro Verde

Jay EpaeArtist: Jay Epae
Songs: Hold On Tight, Tumblin’ Down, 15 Girl Friends, The Creep
Composer: Epae
Song: But I Do
Composer: Guidry
Album: Hold On Tight
Label: Viking Seven Seas