Sneak Previews: Telekinesis, R.E.M., Iron And Wine, More

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It's hard to overstate the impact R.E.M. has had on rock outside of the mainstream in the past 30 years. You can hear the band's jangly, folk-flavored influences on everything from The Replacements to the most recent album by The Decemberists. While R.E.M.'s music has been hit-or-miss in recent years, the band is about to release its best album in more than a decade.  It's called Collapse Into Now, and this week's program features a new cut from the record.

Also on this edition of All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton offer sneak previews of new music from Telekinesis, Iron and Wine, singer-songwriter David Dondero, the English duo Malachai and Six Organs Of Admittance.

Sneak Previews:  Telekinesis, R.E.M., Iron And Wine, More

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Half Moon

  • Artist: Iron and Wine
  • Album: Kiss Each Other Clean
  • Song: Half Moon

Hear Iron and Wine's entire new album, Kiss Each Other Clean, performed live in concert.

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  • "Half Moon"
  • Album: Kiss Each Other Clean
  • Artist: Iron and Wine
 
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Oh My Heart

  • Artist: R.E.M.
  • Album: Collapse Into Now
  • Song: Oh My Heart
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  • "Oh My Heart"
  • Album: Collapse Into Now
  • Artist: R.E.M.
  • Label: Warner Bros.
 
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Hold But Let Go

  • Artist: Six Organs Of Admittance
  • Album: Asleep On The Floodplain
  • Song: Hold But Let Go
 
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Mid Antarctica (Wearin' Sandals)

  • Artist: Malachai
  • Album: Return To The Ugly Side
  • Song: Mid Antarctica (Wearin' Sandals)
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  • "Mid Antarctica (Wearin' Sandals)"
  • Album: Return To The Ugly Side
  • Artist: Malachai
 
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You Turn Clear In The Sun

  • Artist: Telekinesis
  • Album: 12 Desperate Straight Lines
  • Song: You Turn Clear In The Sun
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  • "You Turn Clear In The Sun"
  • Album: 12 Desperate Straight Lines
  • Artist: Telekinesis
 
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Not Everybody Loves Your Doggie Like You Do

  • Artist: David Dondero
  • Album: A Pre-Existing Condition
  • Song: Not Everybody Loves Your Doggie Like You Do
 

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