Clockwise from upper left: Kishi Bashi, Simone White, Bobby Womack, Aleksa Palladino of Exitmusic, Sinead O'Connor. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Patrick Watson's new album, Adventures in Your Own Backyard, comes out May 1. Brigitte Henry hide caption

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

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Borrowing as much from soul as it does from rock, Patrick Watson's "Sit Down Beside Me" is both lovely and haunting. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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