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Guest DJ Jonsi Of Sigur Ros

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Guest DJ Jonsi Of Sigur Ros

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What do Iron Maiden, Billie Holiday and castrato singer Alessandro Moreschi have in common? Answer: Sigur Ros frontman Jon ("Jonsi") Thor Birgisson lists them all among his favorite artists. In this edition of All Songs Considered, Jonsi talks about his new solo album, Go, and shares some of the songs that have helped shape his own music. Hear a strange and surprising mix of artists, from the heavy-metal group Iron Maiden to jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, Audrey Hepburn and more.

Hear Jonsi's new solo album, Go, in its entirety as part of our Exclusive First Listen series.

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Guest DJ Jonsi Of Sigur Ros

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Murders in the Rue Morgue

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Iron Maiden

  • Song: Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • from Killers

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Song
Killers
Album
Killers
Artist
Iron Maiden
Label
EMI Music Distribution
Released
1981

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Moon River [From Breakfast at Tiffany's]

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Audrey Hepburn

  • Song: Moon River [From Breakfast at Tiffany's]
  • from Music from the Films of Audrey Hepburn

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Music from the Films of Audrey Hepburn
Album
Music from the Films of Audrey Hepburn
Artist
Audrey Hepburn
Label
Warner Bros.
Released
1993

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Animal Arithmetic

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Jónsi

  • Song: Animal Arithmetic
  • from Go

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Song
Go
Album
Go
Artist
Jónsi
Label
XL
Released
2010

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All of Me

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Billie Holiday

  • Song: All of Me
  • from Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday

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Song
Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday
Album
Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday
Artist
Billie Holiday
Label
Absord Japan
Released
2001

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Tornado

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Jónsi

  • Song: Tornado
  • from Go

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Song
Go
Album
Go
Artist
Jónsi
Label
XL
Released
2010

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Ave Maria

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Alessandro Moreschi

  • Song: Ave Maria
  • from Moreschi - The Last Castrato

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Song
Moreschi - The Last Castrato
Album
Moreschi - The Last Castrato
Artist
Alessandro Moreschi
Label
Pearl
Released
2010

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Dinah

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Django Reinhardt

  • Song: Dinah
  • from Retrospective 1934-53

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Song
Retrospective 1934-53
Album
Retrospective 1934-53
Artist
Django Reinhardt
Label
Sunnyside
Released
2003

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