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December 13th, 2007
Episode 136 of 811 episodes
It's time to gather 'round the warm glow of your computer and get cozy with some holiday fare from All Songs Considered. On this edition we travel over the snow-covered hill and dale with Swedish electronica duo The Knife. We've got a sneak preview of the upcoming Magnetic Fields album 'Distorition,' gorgeous choral harmonies from Trio Mediaeval and more. 01. Amiina: "Hilli" 02. The Knife: "Christmas Reindeer" 03. Sally Shapiro: "Anorak Christmas" 04. The New Pornographers: "The Spirit of Giving" 05. The Minus 5: "Your Christmas Whiskey" 06. Daddy Bone: "Zombies Eating My Brain (for Christmas) 07. Umbrella Men: "Jingle Bells" 08. Frank Lee Sprague: "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" 09. Bob Atcher & The Dinning Sisters: "Christmas Island" 10. African Guitar Summit: "Afe Hyia Pa" 11. The Magnetic Fields: "Mr. Mistletoe" 12. The Apples in Stereo: "Holiday Mood" 13. Amiina: "Hilli" (feat. Lee Hazlewood) 14. Trio Mediaeval: "Solbonn"