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Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)


New Music From Tom Waits & Keith Richards, Ra Ra Riot, Villagers, More

January 8th, 2013

Episode 433 of 797 episodes

On this edition of All Songs Considered we've got a bunch of new-year premieres for you, including a special collaboration between Tom Waits and Keith Richards. The two veteran musicians recorded a song together for a new compilation album called Son Of Rogue's Gallery, and we guarantee it's not at all what you'd expect. Do the word's "sea chantey" mean anything to you? Also on the program: A curious and captivating new song from Ra Ra Riot; the ghostly and gorgeous voice of Lisa Germano; a stunning sophomore release from the Irish band Villagers; the trippy Canadian rock group Elephant Stone; Dutch pop singer-songwriter Blaudzun; the infectious, '60s-inspired psych-pop duo Foxygen and the electronic dance band STRFKR returns with a moodier new record called Miracle Mile. Songs Featured On This Episode Cover for Son Of Rogues Gallery Tom Waits & Keith Richards Tom Waits & Keith Richards Album: Son Of Rogues Gallery Song: Shenandoah Villagers Album: Awayland Song: Waves Elephant Stone Album: Elephant Stone Song: Heavy Moon Lisa Germano Album: No Elephants Song: Ruminants Blaudzun Album: Heavy Flowers Song: Elephants Ra Ra Riot Album: Beta Love Song: Is It Too Much Foxygen Album: We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic Song: San Francisco STRFKR Album: Miracle Mile Song: Beach Monster

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