First thing in the morning, found out the UK back cover "summary" for HBP on Bloomsbury site (via Mugglenet). No real spoilers, but excitement value nevertheless... :) see it here.
The excitement hadn't quite abated when I realized that The Rising's music must've released sometime during the night. And within 10 minutes the mp3s were on my laptop!! :) Sitting in the lab and listening to the songs for the first time, that too on my brand new sony earphones (as I had lost my previous ones a few weeks ago)... Bliss!!! :)
No opinions yet.... will probably write a teaser-review sometime after listening to the songs 3-4 times..