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Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton spin new music from emerging bands and musical icons.


Morrissey, Lily Allen, Laura Gibson

February 18th, 2009

Episode 207 of 717 episodes

Laura Gibson is a shy, soft-spoken singer based in Portland, Ore., who is about to release one of the year's most breathtaking albums. Beasts of Seasons is a quiet masterpiece, with gorgeous songs that have roots in traditional folk, but always take the lesser-worn paths leading in unexpected directions. We'll preview the entire album beginning at 11:59 p.m. ET Feb. 16. You can also hear a preview on this edition of All Songs Considered, with the song "Spirited." Also on the program: new music from Lily Allen and Morrissey, hip-hop troubadour K'naan, a Sufjan Stevens remix, actor Jason Schwartzman's solo project Coconut Records, and an eerily beautiful new album from The Antlers.

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