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New Mix: Peter Bjorn And John, Fleet Foxes And More

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For a band called Fleet Foxes, the Seattle indie-folk outfit has been pretty slow to release new music. The band emerged from relative obscurity in 2008 and quickly scampered into listeners' hearts, landing its self-titled debut on year-end lists far and wide. Now, after nearly three years of silence, the band is readying its follow-up LP, Helplessness Blues. This week's show features the new album's title track.

Also on this edition of All Songs Considered, Son Lux delivers the latest from his album-in-a-month project (you can follow his progress on the blog). Plus: new music from U.K. pop star Adele, Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John, Oregon 12-piece Typhoon and the Mexican rockers in Chikita Violenta.

New Mix: Peter Bjorn and John, Fleet Foxes, And More

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Second Chance

  • Artist: Peter Bjorn and John
  • Album: Gimme Some

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Second Chance
Album
Gimme Some
Artist
Peter Bjorn and John
Label
Startime International
Released
2011

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Rumour Has It

  • Artist: Adele
  • Album: 21

Watch Adele's Tiny Desk Concert here, or listen to 21 in its entirety here.

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Rumour Has It
Album
21
Artist
Adele
Label
Columbia
Released
2011

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Sketch #6

  • Artist: Son Lux
  • Album: Untitled (RPM Challenge)

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The Honest Truth

  • Artist: Typhoon
  • Album: A New Kind Of House

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The Honest Truth
Album
A New Kind Of House
Artist
Typhoon
Label
Tender Loving Empire
Released
2011

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Roni

  • Artist: Chikita Violenta
  • Album: TRE3S

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Roni
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TRE3S
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Chikita Violenta
Label
Arts & Crafts
Released
2011

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Helplessness Blues

  • Artist: Fleet Foxes
  • Album: Helplessness Blues

Visit Sub Pop Records for more information on this album.

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