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February 2nd, 2009
Episode 205 of 783 episodes
Next month The Decemberists will debut their new album, The Hazards Of Love, live, in its entirety, at the NPR Music showcase, at this year's South by Southwest festival. In the meantime, you can hear a sneak preview on this edition of All Songs Considered, with "The Rake's Song." Also on the show: previews of new music from the wild and infectious electro-pop artist Dan Deacon; solo music from Dan Auerbach, guitarist for The Black Keys; the beautiful voice of Luke Temple of Here We Go Magic; South African street music from Blk Jks; and remembering the legendary Buddy Holly.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay