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Clockwise from upper left: Danger Mouse and Norah Jones, Patrick Watson, THEESatisfaction, Jonsi of the band Sigur Ros.

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It's been two years since Iceland's dreamscape sound artists Sigur Ros scrapped the band's sixth album and went on indefinite hiatus. But the group is back now with plans for a new record this year. Hear a sneak preview of the new music on this week's All Songs Considered, plus a collaboration between Danger Mouse and Norah Jones.

Also on the show: Former Fleet Foxes drummer Josh Tillman returns with a solo album under the name Father John Misty; We spin new music from our favorite artist from this year's South by Southwest festival, Patrick Watson, and one of our most surprising discoveries, Gashcat; and NPR Music's most recent member, Saidah Bount, joins us to share one of her favorite new discoveries.

New Music From Sigur Ros, Norah Jones And More

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Father John Misty

  • Song: Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
  • From: Fear Fun
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Fear Fun
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Father John Misty
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Sub Pop
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Patrick Watson

  • Song: Into Giants
  • From: Adventures In Your Own Backyard
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Adventures In Your Own Backyard
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Domino
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2012

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Gashcat

  • Song: The Morning Sun
  • From: Reunion!

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Sigur Ros

  • Song: Ekki Múkk
  • From: Valtari
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