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May 4th, 2010
Episode 279 of 811 episodes
It takes weeks, even years, to write a song. NPR Music's Project Song challenges musicians to do it in just two days. Every Project Song participant has worked right up to the last minute — that is, until Moby. He and collaborator Kelli Scarr finished so quickly, they wound up recording three different versions of "Gone to Sleep."