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New Music From Leonard Cohen, Lower Dens, Lambchop, And More

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New Music From Leonard Cohen, Lower Dens, Lambchop, And More

New Music From Leonard Cohen, Lower Dens, Lambchop, And More

New Music From Leonard Cohen, Lower Dens, Lambchop, And More

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To celebrate the return of producer and co-host Robin Hilton, this week's All Songs Considered is the first proper episode of all-new music this year. On this episode, three guys who have never had trouble cranking out songs — Leonard Cohen, The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt and Lambchop's Kurt Wagner — unveil cuts from their new albums. Also: a sneak preview from Lower Dens, an under-the-radar band from Baltimore that's also readying a new release.

New Music From Lower Dens, Magnetic Fields, Lambchop, And More

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Andrew In Drag

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The Magnetic Fields

  • Song: Andrew In Drag
  • from Love at the Bottom of the Sea

Learn more about this release at Merge Records.

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Easy Way Out

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Gotye

  • Song: Easy Way Out
  • from Making Mirrors

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Making Mirrors
Album
Making Mirrors
Artist
Gotye
Label
Republic
Released
2011

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Heavy Metal

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White Rabbits

  • Song: Heavy Metal
  • from Milk Famous

Learn more about this release at TBD Records.

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Milk Famous
Album
Milk Famous
Artist
White Rabbits
Label
TBD Records
Released
2012

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Gone Tomorrow

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Lambchop

  • Song: Gone Tomorrow
  • from Mr. M

Learn more about this release at Merge Records.

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Mr. M
Album
Mr. M
Artist
Lambchop
Label
Merge
Released
2012

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Going Home

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Leonard Cohen

  • Song: Going Home
  • from Old Ideas

This is also available for pre-order from i-Tunes.

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Old Ideas
Album
Old Ideas
Artist
Leonard Cohen
Label
Sony
Released
2012

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Drifting In and Out

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Porcelain Raft

  • Song: Drifting In and Out
  • from Strange Weekend

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Strange Weekend
Album
Strange Weekend
Artist
Porcelain Raft
Label
Secretly Canadian
Released
2012

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Red

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Lost In The Trees

  • Song: Red
  • from A Church That Fits Our Needs

Learn more about this release at Anti- Records.

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Brains

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Lower Dens

  • Song: Brains
  • from Nootropics

Learn more about this release at Lower Dens' website.

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