June 23rd, 2008
Episode 168 of 717 episodes
All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with several reviewers about the CDs they're most looking forward to coming this Summer. Hear sneak previews of new music from Beck, Randy Newman, solo work from Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, Kimya Dawson (the singer behind the Juno soundtrack), the Hold Steady, Missy Elliott and more. Guests for the program are: Stephen Thompson (editor for NPR's Song of the Day), Amy Phillips (Senior Editor for Pitchforkmedia.com), and Bruce Warren (Assistant General Manager for programming at WXPN and Executive Producer for World Cafe.