September 20th, 2011
Episode 362 of 731 episodes
This week onAll Songs Considered, youth and age meet in the middle. A still-kickingTony Bennettteams up with the still freakishly youngLady Gagaon his newDuets II;Laura Veirs, who was very pregnant the last time she visited NPR, marks her new motherhood with a children's album; andHarold Budd, the wizened experimental composer who announced his retirement from music years ago, reemerges with one of the most beautiful albums of his career. Also on this episode: Exitmusic and Milagres, two New York bands with a fondness for echoing drums and spooky falsetto. 1. Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett: "The Lady Is A Tramp" from 'Duets II' 2. Exitmusic: "The Sea" from 'From Silence' 3. Milagres: "Halfway" from 'Glowing Mouth' 4. Laura Veirs: "Little Lap Dog" from 'Tumble Bee' 5. Harold Budd: "Haru Spring" from 'In The Mist' 6. Pujol: "Stuff" from 'Nasty, Brutish and Short' 7. AA Bondy: "The Heart Is Willing" from 'Believers' 8. The Olivia Tremor Control: "New Day" from 'Black Foliage...'