All Songs Considered



Chart Positions

Music 1
Top 200 183

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


The Decemberists, Dan Deacon, Buddy Holly, More

February 2nd, 2009

Episode 205 of 769 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.

Featured Podcast