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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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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Gotye

  • Song: Easy Way Out
  • From: Making Mirrors
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Making Mirrors
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Label
Republic
Released
2011

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Porcelain Raft

  • Song: Drifting In and Out
  • From: Strange Weekend
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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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Lower Dens

  • Song: Brains
  • From: Nootropics

Learn more about this release at Lower Dens' website.

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