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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.)


U2, Antony and the Johnsons, Leonard Cohen, Tom Jones

March 3rd, 2009

Episode 209 of 811 episodes

On this edition of All Songs Considered we've got an eclectic mix of live performances for you: Legendary crooner Tom Jones plays at the desk of host Bob Boilen, Leonard Cohen offers a rare and intimate concert from The Beacon Theatre in New York, and Antony and the Johnsons give an eerily beautiful performance from Washington, D.C. Also on the show: U2 returns with its best album in years, and a new Daniel Lanois-produced album from Rocco DeLuca and the Burden.

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